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Mar 4, 2021   |  By Yellowfin Team
Yellowfin frequently speaks with prospects that list operational reporting as a critical requirement when buying an analytics solution. Despite the usefulness of the latest features, standard reporting capabilities is still an essential part of their BI checklist. But why?
Mar 1, 2021   |  By Glen Rabie
While there has been some incremental improvements in the last few years, there has been nothing significant recently - and I think there are four clear reasons for that. Firstly, there has been a lot of consolidation in the industry recently. When that happens, behemoth vendors focus far more on selling than building new products that are going to disrupt the industry.
Feb 25, 2021   |  By Yellowfin Team
Start-ups founded on analytics have been shaking up every industry. Finance has been disrupted by Monzo's data focus, Netflix’s analytics has upended film entertainment, and Swyfft has used data to change the game for US home insurance. Today's users have come to expect analytics in their applications.
Feb 22, 2021   |  By Glen Rabie
Once again, Yellowfin has been recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant. This is the eighth time we have been recognized and the second year we are in the Visionary Quadrant. As per our knowledge, Yellowfin is also the only Australian vendor to be included.
Feb 18, 2021   |  By Glen Rabie
Being in business for over 20 years, I’ve seen different approaches to selling take hold and become effective over time. One of the things that I’ve noticed through COVID is how important relationship selling is - and will be in the future.
Feb 11, 2021   |  By Yellowfin Team
With automation becoming more user-friendly and streamlined than ever before, it's understandable organizations across sectors are examining how it can enhance their analytics capability and accelerate their business shift toward digital transformation.
Feb 4, 2021   |  By Daniel Shaw-Dennis
Artificial intelligence (AI), automation and machine learning (ML) are rapidly transforming the analytical experience for everyday business users in 2021. Whether it’s automated visualizations, continuous analysis, or reduced time-to-insight, there are many practical benefits of augmented analytics that are well documented and fully realized today.
Feb 1, 2021   |  By Glen Rabie
One of the key pieces of work that we've done this past year is to actually build a completely bespoke application, so that we could properly look at the different ways that we could embed Yellowfin. This has helped us create a really unique customer experience within a third-party application. Like all great stories, our vision fundamentally changed on that journey, and we learned three valuable lessons as we built this application we want to share with you.
Jan 25, 2021   |  By Glen Rabie
Yellowfin have done a lot of work with software vendors over the years, helping them to embed analytics into their applications and we've learned a lot through that process. One of the things we have learnt is that there are some recurring fundamental issues with how product managers bring analytics into their product, an approach which can prevent them from realizing the full potential of their embedded analytics.
Jan 21, 2021   |  By Yellowfin Team
These bundled analytics tools help organizations facilitate and increase the adoption of self-service BI practices among regular business users in a specific operational domain, such as finance, marketing and sales. It does so by improving the availability and measurement of important, relevant historical data for your end users’ decision-making.
Dec 17, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
Check out the release highlights for the Yellowfin 9.4 release and see them in action.
Dec 16, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
One of the things that I'm really passionate about is great design. Design is important in all aspects of our lives and it's really important for analytics as well. When you're the recipient of bad design, you know it immediately.
Dec 16, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
One of the big trends we’ve seen this year is organizations going direct to consumer. Manufacturers who sold through retail outlets are moving online, and as a result a huge amount of digital transformation is occurring. A customer of ours has done exactly that. Kyowa is a Japanese cosmetics and health food company and they’ve moved from retail to going online and digital and Yellowfin has been a significant part of that journey.
Dec 16, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
Software vendors often ask me when is the ideal time to swap out a legacy analytics solution that they’ve embedded into their application. There's five key signs that can tell you your embedded solution isn’t right anymore and it’s time to switch.
Dec 1, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
Nov 20, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
Innovate your application and create highly valuable analytic experiences for your end-users with contextual analytics. Contextual analytics, as the next phase of embedded, brings dashboards, automated analysis and analytics directly into your application’s core workflows delivering data directly within the user interface and within the transaction flow. By seamlessly blending analytics and actions, improve both your app’s core functionality and enable opportunities for exciting new analytical experiences for your users - and improve the value of your application.
Nov 11, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
A Yellowfin dashboard is the best way to visualize data that drives action. That's because they look great, are easy to use, and deliver automated insights. With greater flexibility and functionality you can do things never before done in a dashboard.
Oct 14, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
Check out the release highlights for the Yellowfin 9.3 release and see them in action.
Oct 2, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
Software vendors often ask me when is the ideal time to swap out a legacy analytics solution that they’ve embedded into their application. There's five key signs that can tell you your embedded solution isn’t right anymore and it’s time to switch.
Sep 17, 2020   |  By Yellowfin BI
The way that people do business in Japan has radically changed as a result of COVID-19. Historically, the Japanese are very much about face to face relationship selling where you establish relationships and build trust. But now everything has to be done remotely or online. Like everyone else, the Japanese are really keen to keep doing business so they've actually embraced the remote way of doing things which has been quite interesting to watch and had some unexpected benefits.
Oct 14, 2018   |  By
You rely on data to make your strategic business decisions. So you need to be certain that the data is accurate. You need to make sure that you have consist and trustworthy data from input to insight.

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics suite of products, dedicated to solving real enterprise analytics challenges and helping business people understand not only what happened, but why. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin delivers the only enterprise analytics software suite that offers industry-leading automated analysis, storytelling, and collaboration.

The Yellowfin Analytics Suite consists of five components that can be used either individually or as part of an integrated solution. They are:

Yellowfin Data Prep – Users can connect to a range of data sources, such as relational databases, Hadoop, NoSQL, spreadsheets and Web APIs. Data is merged and transformed so it’s accessible by any analytics tool.

Yellowfin Data Discovery – With Yellowfin Data Discovery, users can analyse data using spreadsheets, database or web applications. The Assisted Insights feature uses machine-learning algorithms for automatic answers faster, which saves the headache of manually combing through the data. Insights can then be published and shared with Dashboards, Stories and Storyboards.

Yellowfin Dashboards – With Yellowfin Dashboards, users can track key performance indicators (KPIs) in real time. It also includes the Assisted Insights feature for finding faster answers. Yellowfin’s dashboards are slick, customisable and highly interactive, providing the perfect way to monitor your business at a glance. You can quickly apply filters, sub queries and use drill through, down-down or drill-anywhere to find the detail you need fast.

Yellowfin Signals – Yellowfin Signals applies machine-assisted automation to monitor live data continuously in the background. It looks beyond the dashboard, searching for anomalies and data outliers that indicate something is different. Its alerts are automated and delivered as changes happen. Yellowfin Signals keep business leaders informed and provide an early-warning system for analysts, helping them to deliver insights to the business, much faster.

Yellowfin Stories – Yellowfin Stories enable users to create compelling long-form analysis that provide context to the numbers. Within a blog-like format, users can add live or static reports, embed external media (such as images or videos), and write their narrative to explain the story within the data – and a create common and consistent understanding across the organisation. It is also the first-ever cross-vendor storytelling product that lets you easily embed reports from multiple dashboard vendors, to create fully formed stories. With Yellowfin Stories, businesses can create common and consistent understanding across the organisation.

In 2018, Yellowfin ranked in the Top 5 across all 15 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms and was scored a leader in ‘Embedded BI’ and ‘Operational BI’ in the BI Survey from BARC. More than 27,000 organisations, and more than three million end-users across 75 different countries use Yellowfin every day to get to the why faster.

Yellowfin is available directly and through more than 300 partners worldwide. It is also very popular with software vendors, who embed Yellowfin in their software.