BARC and Wayne Eckerson Join Forces on New BI Dashboard Software Report
London/Würzburg, 7th September 2011
Business Application Research Center (BARC) has joined forces with respected industry analyst, Wayne Eckerson, in a joint research project to support organizations in choosing business intelligence (BI) solutions.
The first product of this new partnership is the publication of The Dashboard Verdict, a report featuring reviews of the leading BI dashboard tools, advice on product selection and an overview of the dashboard software market.
“Wayne Eckerson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to BARC and we are delighted to welcome him as a contributing analyst,” said Carsten Bange, founder and CEO of BARC. “I am certain that our customers will value his intimate knowledge of the BI market and his concise and practical advice.”
"I’m excited to contribute to BARC’s research because it publishes some of the most compelling, in-depth product reviews in the industry,” continued Wayne Eckerson, principal consultant at BI Leader Consulting and director of research at TechTarget. “BARC is also widely respected in the global BI community by both vendors and user organizations.”
The Dashboard Verdict is published this week by BARC and is available for purchase as a PDF report. For more information, visit:
Business Application Research Center — BARC — is a leading independent software industry analyst delivering information to more than 1000 customers each year. Since 1994, BARC has specialized in core research areas including Data Management, Business Intelligence and Document Management. More than 30 highly-qualified professionals deliver 100% unbiased and well-founded knowledge about the software market with software evaluations, conferences, market research and consulting. BARC has offices in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and partners worldwide.
About Wayne Eckerson
Wayne Eckerson is a consultant and industry analyst covering analytics, business intelligence, performance management, and data warehousing. Following eight years as Director of Research at The Data Warehousing Institute (TWDI), he is now Research Director at TechTarget and Principal Consultant at BI Leader Consulting, providing strategic advisory services to user and vendor organizations.