Data Preparation, Visual Analysis and Guided Advanced Analytics for Business Analysts

This document is the second edition of BARC’s data discovery vendor evaluation using our proven ranking methodology, called BARC Score. This BARC Score evaluates data discovery tools that properly support business users through all steps of the data discovery process.
Based on countless data points from The BI Survey, many analyst interactions and detailed test case demonstrations, vendors are rated on a variety of criteria, from product capabilities and architecture to sales and marketing strategy, financial performance and customer feedback.



Inclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Portfolio Capabilities
  • Market Execution


  • Score Regions

Evaluated Products

Vendor Evaluations

  • Dundas
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • MicroStrategy
  • Oracle
  • Qlik
  • SAP
  • SAS
  • Sisense
  • Tableau
  • Yellowfin

Other Vendors