Each year BPM Partners releases its Business Performance Management (BPM) vendor landscape report. According to the firm, the purpose of the report is to “provide a point-in-time snapshot of all the core players, their status in the market, and the focus of their offerings.” This year’s report found “cloud momentum picked up with the vast majority of vendors seeing their cloud version account for the bulk of their sales.” The report also states that the “focus on the customer has not let up with vendors making their products easier to use, ramping up support, and constantly measuring customer satisfaction.”
Two of our partners, Adaptive Insights and IBM, were among the 18 vendors covered this year. The other vendors were: Anaplan, Axiom Software, BOARD International, CCH Tagetik, Centage, deFacto Global, Host Analytics, Jedox, Longview, OneStream Software, Oracle, prevero, Prophix, SAP, Vena Solutions, and XLerant.
Highlights on IBM from the BPM Partners Vendor Landscape Matrix
IBM is one of six companies in the Upper Midmarket/Large/Enterprise Vendors category. The IBM products included in this assessment include: Planning Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Watson Analytics, Cognos Analytics, SPSS and more. BPM Partners concluded that IBM’s products in the space are a best fit for cloud-first implementations; its Excel user interface; applications beyond finance; powerful modelling; sales planning; BI and data visualization; full mobile access; collaboration; consolidation; scalability and complexity handling; and that it is next generation-ready.
Highlights on Adaptive Insights from the BPM Partners Vendor Landscape Matrix
Adaptive Insights is one of nine companies in the Midmarket/Large/Enterprise Vendors category. The firm assessment included Adaptive Insights for Finance, Adaptive Insights for Sales, and the company’s Elastic Hypercube™ Technology. BPM Partners found that Adaptive Insights products are a best fit for cloud-first implementations; ease of use; its Excel user interface; BI, analytics and data visualization; powerful modelling; full mobile access; collaboration; sales planning; applications beyond finance; scalability and complexity handling; and that it is next generation ready. It has a strong presence in some vertical markets, including non-profits and professional services, among others.
Download your copy of BPM Partners Vendor Landscape Matrix to get a full look at how these 18 vendors match up to each other.