Analyst Report

BARC Score Integrated Planning and Analytics 2020

Planning is an important element of management control, aligning operational business with strategic corporate objectives. However, for planning processes to be successful, they require comprehensive analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) functionality. The BARC Score report compiles analyst evaluations within the market of integrated planning and analytics products, providing a clear and detailed overview of the products and vendors that operate in this area. Vendors are rated against a variety of criteria, from product capabilities and architecture to sales and marketing strategy, financial performance and customer feedback.

The assessed functionalities vendors must demonstrate, include:

  • Planning (which includes the writing back of data to a central database)
  • Advanced planning (which includes workflows, simulation, and other capabilities)
  • Formatted reporting
  • Ad hoc queries and reporting
  • Analysis
  • Dashboarding


Download the full BARC report to understand the state-of-the-art planning and analytics solutions available worldwide and discover why Board software is a market leader.