The international analyst firm known as BARC, for Business Application Research Center, has been compared to Gartner and Forrester for its broad, vendor-independent assessment of vendors. BARC calls its annual survey “the world’s largest annual survey of business intelligence users.” The survey has just begun and runs until mid-May. BARC estimates that it takes about […]
I am acutely aware that I work at arm’s length from actual users of the data products I ghostwrite on behalf of. The users are there, I know, even if they are only phantoms to me. The wisps of data collected in surveys provide some of the few signs that I or many of my […]
BI Scorecard’s annual survey on business intelligence success has found a dead canary in the mine. In an April 7 post, “BI Adoption Remains Flat,” Cindi Howson reported that her broadly focused annual survey, fielded since 2006, found a drop in reported BI success. That score has been flat and low every year, but last […]
This afternoon, I finally closed the long-running survey of “those who analyze data.” The results are seeping in to Datadoodle headquarters. I’ll release them in stages over the next two months: first, highlights, then more highlights, and finally a preview report and a final report. I opened it in mid-February this year. It has 221 […]
Data analysts, data champions, and others who analyze data are some of the most interesting and valuable people in business today. If you think you might be part of this group, please take part in my new survey. Go to www.datadoodle.com/analysts/. Later, you get a preview report.