Independent Research Firm Names BackOffice Associates a “Strong Performer” in Data Governance Stewardship Applications

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Information Governance Provider Receives Highest Score Possible in Project Management and Partners Criteria

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Forrester’s vision for data governance aligns with our long-standing philosophy of empowering business users to effectively utilize enterprise data to drive profitable and transformative business decisions across the full enterprise - CSO Rex Ahlstrom

BackOffice Associates, a worldwide leader of information governance and data modernization solutions, today announced that it has been named a Strong Performer by Forrester Research in its independent report, “The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Stewardship Applications, Q1 2016.”

The report evaluated seven providers that support the Data Governance 2.0 journey, which according to Forrester, “requires a focused involvement from business executives and subject matter experts rather than simply the technical or regulatory staff historically associated with data governance.”

Vendors were evaluated against 33 criteria grouped into three buckets: current offering, strategy and market presence. BackOffice Associates’ highest scores were in the project management, product strategy, installed base and partners criteria.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to receive Forrester’s recognition as a Strong Performer for data governance stewardship applications,” said Rex Ahlstrom, chief strategy officer of BackOffice Associates. “Forrester’s vision for data governance aligns with our long-standing philosophy of empowering business users to effectively utilize enterprise data to drive profitable and transformative business decisions across the full enterprise.”

For the report, Forrester evaluated BackOffice’s Data Stewardship Platform (DSP) capabilities, which include complete orchestration of the business process across data-intensive activities in migrations, data quality, governance and data archival. Offering a modern, web-based, single sign-on software platform, the DSP enables both business and IT users to manage all data stewardship tasks, from managing rules that standardize an organization’s data to correcting data errors and uploading harmonized data into new or consolidated systems.

Complimentary access to the full report, “The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Stewardship Applications, Q1 2016” by Henry Peyret, with Gene Leganza, Michele Goetz and Diane Lynch, published February 22, 2016, is available at http://forms.boaweb.com/201602_Forrester-DG-Wave_Forrester-DG-Wave-LP.html.

BackOffice Associates was also recently named a “Strong Performer” by Forrester in its report, “The Forrester Wave: Data Quality Solutions, Q4 2015.”

About BackOffice Associates
BackOffice Associates is a worldwide leader in information governance and data modernization solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets – data. Our range of award-winning products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. Our products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, we have an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Graybar. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Dubai, India, Singapore, Switzerland and the U.K. To learn more, please visit http://www.boaweb.com.

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