Press Release

Board named a Major Player in the IDC Marketscape for Worldwide Enterprise Performance Management Analytic Applications

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - Chiasso, Switzerland and Boston, USA

The position is based on strong capabilities and an alignment with future market requirements.

Decision-making platform provider Board International has been named a Major Player by analyst firm IDC in its recently published IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Enterprise Performance Management Analytic Applications 2018 Vendor Assessment*.

The study, produced by IDC’s Group Vice President for Analytics and Information Management, Dan Vesset, and Research Manager for Analytics, Chandana Gopal, examines vendors that offer Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) software for planning, budgeting, and forecasting. The assessment is based on a framework of quantitative and qualitative criteria and explores the extent to which modern EPM solutions are helping organizations to make better, more strategic decisions. Click to download a complimentary excerpt copy of the IDC MarketScape EPM report.

Board has been recognized as a Major Player. Board’s position was based on the solution’s strong capabilities and strategic alignment with future market requirements. According to the IDC MarketScape, “Customers spoke very highly of Board's focus on customer experience and after-sales support. Board also scales well to large use cases, and its on-premises and cloud offerings are on par with each other.”  

“I am delighted that Board has been recognized as a Major Player and believe this reflects the traction we have been getting in the EPM marketplace,” comments Giovanni Grossi, CEO of Board International. “The benefits of using a unified solution for reporting, planning, and forecasting in order to make better business decisions is increasingly being realized by professionals in all industries and we are delighted to be at the forefront of this shift. With advanced analytics capabilities such as Natural Language Generation already present in Board, we are poised to support organizations on their continued analytics and planning journey.”

*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Performance Management Analytic Applications 2018 Vendor Assessment, by Chandana Gopal and Dan Vesset, June, 2018, IDC #US43847618

About IDC MarketScape

About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors. 

About Board

Board is the #1 decision-making platform. Founded in 1994 and Headquartered in Chiasso, Switzerland, and Boston, MA, Board International has enabled more than 3000 companies worldwide to effectively deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single platform. The Board platform allows companies to achieve a single, accurate and complete view of business information and full control of performance across the entire organization. Thanks to Board, global enterprises, such as Coca-Cola, DHL, KPMG, Puma, Siemens, KFC and ZF Group have deployed end-to end decision-making applications in a fraction of the time and cost associated with traditional solutions.