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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2012/05/31 - Global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor, Yellowfin, will officially announce the general availability of its latest release, Yellowfin 6.1, in a series of Webinars throughout Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 June - YellowfinBI.com.
Yellowfin 6.1 will be made available to existing Yellowfin clients and partners Thursday 31 May.
The Webinar will serve as a platform to celebrate Yellowfin’s equal best overall score in Dresner Advisory Services’ (DAS) 2012 global Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study.
"This latest release really demonstrates Yellowfin’s emergence as a recognized world-class BI vendor,” said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. “Yellowfin 6.1’s official release event celebrates our exceptional performance in this year’s Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study."
The global study – based on 859 survey responses completed by users with first-hand experience using vendor products and services – ranked and compared 17 of the world’s foremost BI vendors, their solutions and services. Yellowfin achieved the equal best overall score and the highest outright score in the study’s “Emerging Business Intelligence Vendors” category.
“This outstanding user-driven result signals Yellowfin’s arrival as a leader in the next wave of business-user focused BI, and validates our continued commitment to empower our customers with consumer-oriented BI capabilities,” said Rabie.
Rabie said that the official Webinar launch would include an analysis of:
• Why the 2012 global Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study ranked Yellowfin as one of the world’s foremost BI vendors;
• Yellowfin’s new native application for the iPhone – which compliments Yellowfin’s recently released application for the iPad – that delivers consumer-oriented Mobile BI;
• Enhanced mapping capabilities, including the ability to apply geometry data to Google maps and access complex geometric reports from mobile devices;
• New multilingual displays that allow users to read reports in different languages.
“If the ability to empower more people with the capacity to quickly understand and act on information is important to you and your business, then this Webinar is a must,” said Rabie.
Yellowfin 6.1 will be officially launched in a series of Webinar across Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 June 2012 and made available for general use from Monday 4 June.
What is Business Intelligence software?
Business Intelligence (BI) refers to a broad range of computer software applications and tools used to report, analyze and present data in a range of formats, to help businesses identify trends and opportunities, and support fundamental decision-making.
Yellowfin (yellowfinbi.com) is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization.
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