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Gartner Recognizes GoodData® in Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

March 06, 2015

GoodData® Leading Insights-as-a-Service Company Applauds Gartner’s Observations on the State of the Business Intelligence Market

SAN FRANCISCO – March 06, 2015 –  GoodData®, a leading “cloud-exclusive” vendor with a comprehensive end-to-end business intelligence and analytics platform, was included in Gartner’s annual Magic Quadrant Report for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms for the third year running. GoodData believes this year’s Gartner report signals potential for dramatic changes in the market and charts the drivers pushing the industry.

“The analytic conversations are changing from ‘techno-speak’ to delivering measurable value through both agility and scale. The cloud solves this by enabling Insights-as-a-Service,” said Jeff Morris, VP of product marketing. “We believe it is no coincidence that the focus and core competencies of GoodData match two thirds of the growth drivers cited in the Magic Quadrant Market Overview.”

Growth Drivers from the Report Include:

  • Cloud BI will continue to grow in LOBs and beyond as data gravity (where the majority of data resides) shifts to the cloud
  • Embedded Business Intelligence
  • Customer-facing analytics and data monetization
  • Collaboration and social capabilities
  • Smart data discovery will extend data discovery to a wider range of users and enhance insights and interpretation
  • Self-service data preparation and enrichment addresses a high-value data discovery challenge

“GoodData is exclusively cloud-based, and growing our OEM channels by helping to bring revenue-generating data products to market,” Morris continued. “As more data shifts to the cloud, we help enterprises thoroughly understand customer journeys, tapping the systems that today’s CMOs use to prove ROI across traditional and social channels. Our Analytical Designer’s collective learning features steer users along their data-discovery paths. Today, our ability to deliver Insights-as-a-Service is critical to meeting the time-to-market demands of our user communities.”

1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, Rita Sallam et al, 23 February 2015

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GoodData provides an integrated set of data management, analytics, and insight application development and management tools as the leading platform in the Systems of Insight category. We focus on enterprise-wide data democratization by delivering actionable insights at the point of work and embedding into applications and workflows so business users can spend time doing what they do best rather than performing data discovery.

More than 50 percent of the Fortune 500 are using GoodData to achieve actionable insights. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Intel Capital, TOTVS and others. For more information visit our website and follow GoodData on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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