Information Builders' WebFOCUS named a FrontRunner for Business Intelligence software

Report From Gartner-Owned Software Advice Reveals High Usability and Recommend Scores Based on Strong Customer Reviews

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) analytics and data management solutions, today announced that its WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform was named a FrontRunner for Business Intelligence Software, following the evaluation of more than 220 BI solutions.

Designed to help organizations evaluate software products, FrontRunners leverages verified end-user reviews and product data published across Gartner-owned digital properties Software Advice, Capterra, and GetApp. The FrontRunners for Business Intelligence report examines the user evaluations for BI solutions that support a core set of functionality that includes embedded analytics, custom dashboards, visual analytics, collaboration features, and self-service data preparation.

WebFOCUS meets these requirements, supporting the creation, sharing, and use of dynamic analytical content across organizations and outside the firewall. Its flexible and extensible design enables companies to turn data into actionable insights that drive business results, no matter the need.

Based on reviews from 95 Information Builders customers, WebFOCUS is strongly rated across the Gartner properties with an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars. For the FrontRunners report, the platform received a 4.3 usability score and 4.4 recommend score – both out of a possible 5 – resulting in an overall score of 8.75.

Frank J. Vella, chief operating officer, Information Builders, said: "Once again our customers have spoken, and their reviews of our WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform speak volumes. We are proud of the work we've done to ensure that our solution continues to meet evolving market needs and are thrilled to be named a FrontRunner in the BI report from Gartner-owned Software Advice. We look forward to continuing to partner on their data journey and helping them tackle their most complex data challenges."

Visit our website to learn more about how the WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform can help take your organization to the next level, and view the FrontRunners for Business Intelligence report here.

FrontRunners constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-user reviews, ratings, and data applied against a documented methodology; they neither represent the views of, nor constitute an endorsement by, Software Advice or its affiliates.

About Software Advice

Software Advice is the leading online service for businesses navigating the software selection process. Advisors provide free, personalized software recommendations, helping companies of all sizes find products that meet their business needs. Software Advice also features objective research by industry experts and reviews from validated users, saving buyers time and resources. Software Advice is a Gartner company. For more information, visit

About Information Builders

Information Builders provides the industry's most scalable software solutions for data management and analytics. We help organizations operationalize and monetize their data through insights that drive action. Our integrated platform for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality, combined with our proven expertise, delivers value faster, with less risk. We believe data and analytics are the drivers of digital transformation, and we're on a mission to help our customers capitalize on new opportunities in the connected world. Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.

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