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Information Builders

June 03, 2016 09:00 ET

Information Builders Ranks as Leader in Dresner Advisory Services Wisdom of Crowds® BI Market Study for Seventh Consecutive Year

Company Earns Superior Scores for Customer Experience and Vendor Credibility

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2016) - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that the company was rated as a leader in the Dresner Advisory Services' 2016 Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study.

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The annual Wisdom of Crowds BI Market study examines trends related to BI adoption, implementation goals, and deployment success to provide insight into how organizations are investing in and benefiting from BI and related technologies. This year, Information Builders was recognized as a leader in both the Customer Experience Model and the Vendor Credibility Model, and the company also earned a perfect "Recommend" score as well. 

According to the Dresner report, "With scores consistently above the entire sample, Information Builders is an overall leader in both the Customer Experience and Vendor Credibility models. It saw key improvements in sales responsiveness and follow-up after the sale, consulting professionalism, experience, continuity, and value."

The report marks the seventh consecutive year that Information Builders has been ranked among the top vendors. The report analyzed 28 vendors and measured each against prior year ratings across a range of criteria. This year's report also extended to 30 areas by adding reporting, governance, streaming data analysis, cognitive BI, and edge computing. Respondents ranked the company above overall averages in nearly every area.

Information Builders' WebFOCUS BI platform has consistently achieved leadership status since the report's inception due to its commitment to innovation and product usability, third-party technology integration, and staff product knowledge.

Howard Dresner, founder, Dresner Advisory Services, said:
"In this year's BI Market Study, Information Builders performs above average in all categories and demonstrates credibility, value, and integrity to achieve a perfect Recommend score. We commend the company on earning a leadership position for the seventh consecutive year."

Gerald Cohen, president and CEO, Information Builders, said:
"The 2016 Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study is a respected benchmark of the current needs and trends in BI across various markets and industries. Our ranking in this year's assessment underscores our depth of experience, technical knowledge, and commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. Our technology helps organizations achieve value and deeper insights from their data, enabling positive business outcomes such as cost savings, greater efficiencies, and new market opportunities."

For more information, access the complete 2016 Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study today.

About Dresner Advisory Services
Dresner Advisory Services was formed by Howard Dresner, an independent analyst, author, lecturer, and business adviser. Dresner Advisory Services, LLC focuses on creating and sharing thought leadership for business intelligence (BI) and related areas.

About Information Builders
Information Builders provides solutions for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality that help drive performance improvements, innovation, and value. Through one set of powerful products, we enable organizations to serve everyone - analysts, non-technical users, even partners, customers, and citizens - with better data and analytics. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched with thousands of organizations relying on us as their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.

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