2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant BI – Six times Qlik!
The 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant – BI and Analytics Platforms is out. Guess who’s in the Leaders Quadrant… again! That’s right, Qlik made it for the 6th consecutive year!
Source: Gartner (February 2016)
Qlik’s consistency, vision and ability to execute were once again recognised. The 24 featured vendors were assessed for their support of five main use cases. They were also assessed according to the 14 capabilities Gartner considers critical for a BI and Analytics Platform.
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Source: Gartner (January 2016)
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