3 Takeaways from the 2018 Wisdom of Crowds Survey

3 Takeaways from the 2018 Wisdom of Crowds SurveyThe 2018 Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study is now available, providing BI practitioners with an inside look at the “state of BI.” While the first place I usually go to in the report is the user rankings (hint: Dimensional Insight did very well!), the report also provides some interesting data about the industry as a whole.

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What did I find most surprising about the report? What piece of data do I want to check up again on next year? What provides the most promising outlook? Let’s take a look. (more…)

Key Takeaways from the 2017 Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study

The 2017 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study is out, and with it comes some thought-provoking data about the state of business intelligence. Dresner Advisory Services, which conducted the survey, drew from a pool of more than a thousand users to gain insight into 33 different areas of business intelligence initiatives.

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5 Takeaways from the 2016 Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study

2016 wisdom of crowdsThis week, Dresner Advisory Services released the 2016 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study. Once again, Dimensional Insight fared very well in the research. As always, this year’s report contains all sorts of fascinating data about the state of business intelligence and users’ experience with 28 different BI vendors and products.

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5 Lessons You Can Learn from Organizations with BI Success [VIDEO]

When the Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study came out earlier this summer, the immediate reaction around here was to head to the rankings section to see who scored #1 among the 24 vendors evaluated. So you can imagine how pleased we were when it turned out we had the highest overall score among all vendors for the second year running. We place a very strong emphasis on meeting our customers’ needs and the results showed that our strategy is working.

But truth is, the vendor scores are just one part of this comprehensive business intelligence user survey. There are also pages and pages of interesting information about how users are using business intelligence, who is driving decisions, what’s important in BI implementations, and so much more.

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Dimensional Insight Secures Top Spot in Wisdom of Crowds Report

We have some great news to share, which couldn’t be possible without the support of our customers. This is perfect timing since we are heading into our users conference (#DIUC15) this week!

Dresner Advisory Services recently released the 2015 Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study. This is one of the top business intelligence reports published each year – notable for both the breadth of the users it surveys (1,495 BI users spread throughout industries such as technology, financial services, healthcare, education, and much more) and for the user-centric nature of the study, focusing on the benefits users are deriving from their BI implementations.

For the second year in a row, Dimensional Insight ranked at the very top of the list – not only in our category (Specialized BI vendors), but also among all the 24 vendors included in the survey. This is a tremendous validation of our customer-centric focus on ensuring that our users are able to derive intelligence from their incredibly complex data.

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