DQ landscape highlights key battlegrounds in billion dollar market

data quality landscapeThe Data Quality Landscape – Q1 2015 from Information Difference has recently been published.

The report highlights a key battle ground- that between focused data quality vendors, that provide best of breed data quality capability, and so called stack vendors that position data quality as a minor focus within a broader data management stack [Tweet this]

Stack vendors argue that a stack approach reduces integration challenges while best of breed vendors argue that their solutions produce better data quality.

The report seems to show that the best of breed vendors win on functionality – with our partner, Trillium Software, edging out the competition based on a combination of both functionality and market presence. Innovative announcements such as Trillium Big Data and Trillium Cloud help to maintain this leadership position, by providing clients with enterprise DQaaS and against Hadoop.

Possibly more importantly, the report shows that the best of breed data quality vendors win on customer experience.

Once again, focussed data quality vendors such as Help IT and Trillium Software win the Customer Happiness awards.

One can argue that data quality is not about the best tools, nor is it always about being innovative an catering for clients current and future needs.

However the dedicated focus of our partners help us to ensure that our customers get practical solutions for their real world problems – including integration to the data integration, master data management, data governance and other data management layers. [Tweet this]

So it is pleasing to see our investment in the Trillium Software partnership vindicated by neutral analysts.

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