Computerworld UK Names Yellowfin Among Top Mobile BI Apps

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Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has had its Mobile BI capabilities identified among the world’s best mobile analytics applications for iOS and Android devices by computerworlduk.com.

Yellowfin: Making Business Intelligence easy

Yellowfin has incorporated enterprise collaboration capabilities within the mobile app, which lets you collaborate and discuss issues relating to specific charts and associate a conversation with specific reports or data points

The report, titled 11 mobile business intelligence apps for employee's iOS and Android devices, said that because knowledge workers around the world are using mobile devices more and more to maintain productivity on-the-go, there was strong demand for Mobile BI applications that “provide real-time sales, revenue and customer data in dashboards small enough to fit on an employee's tablet or smartphone screen.”

“With personalized dashboards, Yellowfin provides mobile BI tools that are easy to customize,” stated the report. “Based on the Yellowfin client-based business intelligence app, it lets anyone create custom reports and dashboards that can be published and accessed from any platform or device.

“Yellowfin has incorporated enterprise collaboration capabilities within the mobile app, which lets you collaborate and discuss issues relating to specific charts and associate a conversation with specific reports or data points.”

Yellowfin Director of Product Marketing, John Ryan, said that as a consumer-oriented BI solution, delivering easily accessible mobile reporting and analytics was at the forefront of Yellowfin’s product strategy.

“At Yellowfin, we understand that with increasingly mobile workforces, and on-the-go executives, people need to be able to make fact-based decision anywhere, anytime,” said Ryan. “That’s why Yellowfin offers Mobile BI out-of-the-box, on any device or platform at no additional cost, via native applications for the iPhone, iPad, hybrid HTML 5 application for Android devices or Web-browser.”

Yellowfin has been identified as the top ranked Mobile BI solution in the ‘Dashbaord’ Vendor Peer Group of the Business Applications Research Center’s (BARC) The BI Survey for three years in a row. The BI Survey is the world’s largest annual survey of BI users. Find our more here: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Yellowfin-the-top-ranked-dashboard-vendor-in-Mobile-BI-for-third-year-in-a-row-i-178312

This latest ranking reaffirms Yellowfin as a first-choice provider of Mobile BI. Yellowfin has been recognized by many independent analyst and media bodies for its Mobile BI proficiency. Acknowledgement includes:

  •     Ventana Research’s 2014 Value Index for Mobile BI named Yellowfin a “hot vendor” in Mobile BI
  •     Analyst firm Ovum acknowledged Yellowfin as a top Mobile BI vendor “leading the charge with feature-packed yet functional mobile solutions” in its report Solutions Guide: Mobile Business Intelligence
  •     Yellowfin was recognized in Gartner’s latest Who’s Who in Mobile BI report
  •     Enterprise IT media outlet, softwareadvice.com, ranked Yellowfin’s iPad application for Mobile BI among the best designs in the world

For more on Yellowfin’s Mobile BI features and functionality, go here: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFWebsite-Business-Intelligence-and-Analytics-Platform-24427#mobileBI

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About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization.

Over 10,000 organizations, and more than one million end-users across 70 different countries, use Yellowfin every day. For more information, visit http://www.yellowfinbi.com
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Lachlan James, Global Communications Manager on +61 (0)3 8617 4954, +61 (0)431 835 658 or lachlan(dot)james(at)yellowfin(dot)bi

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