INFORMS Analytics Magazine, 1 Nov 2011
In an effort to acknowledge business analytics vendors with revenues of less than $100 million who are adapting and innovating around key trends in the business analytics market, International Data Corporation (IDC) has published a new report highlighting a set of "Innovative Business Analytics Companies Under $100M to Watch" for 2011.
To identify the 2011 Innovative Business Analytics Companies Under $100M to Watch, IDC solicited entries from vendors with annual revenues of less than $100 million who exemplified one or more of three key trends in applications today. These trends are:
- Collaborative Decision Management: Analytic software tools and features enable documentation of decision processes, provide contextual collaboration, and improve not only information sharing but the sharing of experience that supplemented the data to inform a decision.
- Cloud-based Analytics: Analytic applications or business intelligence tools accessed through a public cloud that demonstrate ease of acquisition, deployment, and use or other differentiating features relative to traditional on-premise software deployments.
- Mobile Analytics: Mobile access to analytics via dashboards or analytic components deployed on mobile devices is gaining visibility as software vendors increase the availability of such tools. Mobile analytics can guide decisions within the context of a business process among a mobile workforce who can benefit from jobs specific decision support based on analytics.
- Carrier IQ
- River Logic
The IDC study, Innovative Business Analytics Companies Under $100 Million to Watch, 2011 (IDC #230923), can be purchased for $3,500.