Boulder, CO (Vocus) October 19, 2010
Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, has announced a partnership with the Business Application Resource Center (BARC), one of Europe’s leading, independent business intelligence, data warehouse and content management analyst firms.
Both EMA and BARC serve large end-user communities within their respective markets. The combination of a US and European perspective will add significant value to the primary research produced under the partnership.
The first collaboration between the firms is a primary research project titled Business Intelligence and Data Management as a Service. The project will survey 500+ global IT and line-of-business executives to examine the opinions and intentions of potential, as well as investigate the current state of the demand side of the market. More information of this study can be found at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com/web/EMA-BARC_BI-DataMgmt-SaaS_ResearchStudy-2010.html.
“Both companies deliver extensive knowledge and sound research practices to this partnership,” said Dr. Carsten Bange, managing director of BARC. “A global perspective is important to our customers, and this partnership extends both of our capabilities.”
Rick Sturm, CEO of Enterprise Management Associates added, “EMA and BARC share a dedication to unbiased and in-depth research of the business intelligence market. The combination of our audiences will immediately add value for our clients and open new opportunities for additional global research.”
About Enterprise Management Associates
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com or follow EMA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ema_research.
Business Application Research Center — BARC — is a leading independent software industry analyst. For more than ten years, BARC has specialized in core research areas including Data Management and Business Intelligence. More than 30 highly-qualified professionals deliver 100% unbiased and well-founded knowledge about the software market with software evaluations, conferences, market research and consulting. BARC has offices in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and partners worldwide. BARC is publisher of the BI Survey (http://www.bi-survey.com) and The BI Verdict (formerly The OLAP Report – http://www.bi-verdict.com).