Information Builders Positioned as a Leader in Nucleus Research’s BI and Analytics Technology Value Matrix

Company Recognized for Delivering Self-Service Mobile Functionality and Broad Usability

New York, NY, May 28, 2014

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that the company has been named a leader in Nucleus Research’s latest BI and Analytics Technology Value Matrix. The company was recognized for its WebFOCUS BI platform, which provides end-to-end customizable BI and analytics capabilities for every kind of user.

The BI Value Matrix considers platforms and solutions that offer value in several key areas of business intelligence. According to the report, “BI Leaders are defined by their ability to combine key BI functionalities that provide value with high levels of usability.” Information Builders’ WebFOCUS platform delivers rich, consumable, interactive information to the widest range of employees, managers, analysts, partners, and customers. Information Builders’ InfoApps™ offering, a self-service environment with an “app store” approach for business applications, was also recognized in the report for delivering enhanced usability for broad non-technical groups. The company’s sophisticated mapping capabilities, which deliver access to the most current geographical data and offer details into its potential business impacts, were also noted as a competitive differentiator.

In addition to rating BI vendors, the Value Matrix also examined the state of the BI and analytics industry. The report found that the market is becoming increasingly fractured and varied with the emergence of offerings in the data visualization, data discovery, cloud, and as-a-service categories. According to Nucleus, this market shift has forced vendors to change their focus to more line-of-business support and ease of use to demonstrate value.

“The business intelligence marketplace has become increasingly complicated and competitive in recent years, and providers are racing to keep up with the speed of innovation by producing a plethora of new features and offerings,” said Nina Sandy, principal analyst, BI and Analytics, Nucleus Research. “This report recognizes those vendors who have successfully combined functionality with usability and who continue to innovate and adapt offerings to best address clients’ needs. Information Builders’ inclusion in the list reflects the company’s improved market strength and mature end-to-end solution that delivers the ease of use and data integration organizations are looking for.”

“Since our inception nearly 40 years ago, Information Builders has prided itself on our ability to deliver the most functional, high-performing BI tools available to our customers,” said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. “We have also long trumpeted the importance of sharing information capital with a wide group of stakeholders to enhance business processes and decision-making. Being recognized as a leader in the BI and Analytics Technology Value Matrix speaks to our commitment to providing solutions that deliver in both of these key areas and enable our users to improve and grow their businesses.”

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About Information Builders

Information Builders helps organizations transform data into business value. Our software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, and drive growth. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That’s why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders to be their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world, 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.