Board International receives highest Business Benefit KPI score in BARC’s “The Planning Survey 22”
Board earns 10 top rankings and 44 leading positions in six peer groups
Board International, the number one Decision-Making Platform provider, today announced it has achieved exceptional results in the annual “The Planning Survey 22” from the Business Application Research Center (BARC) across six peer groups: Financial Planning & Consolidation-Focused Products, BI & Analytics-Focused Products, Operational Planning Focused Products, Performance Management Specialists, Global Vendors, and Large/Enterprise-Wide Implementations.
Board was measured across 33 criteria (KPIs) including Business Benefits, Project Success, Business Value, Recommendation, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Experience, Planning Functionality, and Competitiveness. The company achieved a 98% approval rating for planning functionality, a 96% satisfaction score, a 90% recommendation score, and topped all its six peer groups for the Business Benefits KPI.
“With 10 top ranks and 44 leading positions across six different peer groups, Board once again achieves an outstanding set of results in this year’s Planning Survey,” commented Dr. Christian Fuchs, Senior Vice President and Head of Data & Analytics Research at BARC. “Its convincing ratings in numerous important KPIs help Board to consolidate its position as a market-leading CPM and analytics product that delivers considerable benefits to its customers. Survey results show that companies using Board can benefit in terms of more precise/detailed planning, increased transparency of planning, and improved integration of planning with reporting/analysis. Overall, these benefits lead to a better quality of planning results for many customers.”
The Planning Survey 22 is based on findings from the world’s largest and most comprehensive survey of planning software users, conducted from November 2021 to February 2022. In total, 1,325 people responded to the survey with 1,104 answering a series of detailed questions about their use of a named product.
“We are extremely excited to receive these exceptional results this year in The Planning Survey 22 of BARC,” commented Marco Limena, CEO at Board International. “This is testament once again that Board’s intelligent planning approach can help enterprises deliver a seamless, user-friendly experience across any planning, analysis, or reporting activity and deliver real business value.”
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The Business Application Research Center (BARC) is an industry analyst and consulting firm for business software with a focus on Business Intelligence/Analytics, Data Management, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
BARC analysts have been supporting companies in strategy, organization, architecture and software evaluations for more than 20 years. For more information, visit www.barc-research.com
About The Planning Survey 22
The Planning Survey 22 is based on findings from the world’s largest and most comprehensive survey of planning software users, conducted from November 2021 to February 2022. In total, 1,325 people responded to the survey with 1,104 answering a series of detailed questions about their use of a named product. Altogether, 19 products (or groups of products) are analyzed in detail. For more information on the survey, visit The BI Survey website.
Board is the #1 Decision-Making Platform, empowering people to have a transformative impact on their business by helping them to intuitively leverage their data in a flexible, all-in-one environment. Unifying Planning, Predictive Analytics, and Business Intelligence, the Board platform allows companies to produce a single, accurate view of business information, gain actionable insights, and achieve full control of performance across the entire organization. Using Board, global enterprises such as H&M, BASF, Burberry, Toyota, Coca-Cola, KPMG, and HSBC have digitally transformed their decision-making processes.
Founded in 1994, and now with 25 offices worldwide, Board International has long been recognized by leading analysts and subject matter experts including Gartner, Nucleus, and Dresner.