ClimberForrester Research recently published “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q2 2015” in which SAP is positioned as a leader – read the press announcement.

The analysis criteria used by Forrester spans three critical areas – Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.  Based on the performance for all three criteria, vendors were positioned in The Wave as Leaders, Strong Performers or Contenders.

Notable findings in the report for SAP include:

  • “SAP’s relentless investment in analytics pays off”
  • “SAP provides a comprehensive set of predictive analytics tools for both business users and data scientists that use SAP HANA behind the scenes.”
  • “SAP offers a visual predictive analytics tool that lets users analyze data on a number of databases.”
  • “SAP HANA customers can leverage SAP’s Predictive Analytics Library (PAL) to analyze big data.”
  • “SAP also provides a tool that lets business users create predictive models without any knowledge of statistical or machine learning algorithms”
  • “SAP is also a leader rising to challenge [other vendors] with continued aggressive investment in predictive analytics capabilities”

Read the full report available here.

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