Knowledge management publisher, conference organizer, and information provider recently released a list that outlines the top knowledge management companies and is compiled with input from editors, analysts, experts, and end-users. Inclusion criteria is based on functionality, creativity, product innovation, and a history of demonstrated success with clients. KM World brought us this interesting information to our attention in their article, “KMWorld 100: 10 Data Management and Analytics Providers That Matter.”

The list includes some new and surprising names and some more familiar ones. Datawatch falls into the earlier category. They offer a wide variety of data and analytic tools atop their flagship offering, Datawatch Monarch. The platform is broken down further for users in enterprise settings and for those that wish to work on a web-based platform. Monarch Swarm offers self-service functionality and creates a social network of curated and raw data sets with controls and limitations defined for each individual.

A name from the later category is IBM. They offer an expansive range of business intelligence and analytic capabilities under two distinct product lines. The Cognos Analytics platform is an integrated self-service solution that allows users to access data to create dashboards and reports. IBM Watson Analytics offers a machine learning-enabled user experience that includes automated pattern detection, support for natural language query and generation, and embedded advanced analytics capabilities.

Check out the rest of the list for some more insights into who and what is making their mark in the world of analytics these days.

Melody K. Smith

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