Analyst Firm Awards 2017: CXP Group is among the world’s top five analyst firms for Analytics and Big Data

PRESS RELEASE – PARIS, 9th June 2017

The CXP Group, the leading European analyst firm for the software and IT services industry and for all issues related to digital transformation, has taken fifth place in this year’s Analyst Firm Awards (hosted by Kea Company) in the Analytics and Big Data category.

The Analyst Firm Awards are based on the results of the Analyst Value Survey, a Kea Company initiative that surveys customers of analyst firms worldwide. While ascertaining the ranking in the Analytics and Big Data category, Kea Company noted that CXP Group (BARC, Le CXP, and PAC) has considerable strength in both areas. One reason for this strength is the number of experts that CXP Group has at its disposal in these fields. BARC and CXP have one of the largest business intelligence (BI) and analytics teams in the whole competitive arena. This expertise is complemented by PAC’s in-depth understanding of the Big Data service provider ecosystem. “While CXP Group is known for excellent research, analytics and big data professionals also value its strategy and advisory services,” comments Duncan Chapple, Managing Partner at Kea Company, referring to CXP Group’s placing.

“We are delighted with the positive feedback and our strong global position as number five – both in the rankings of the leading analyst firms* and in the Analytics and Big Data category. These results reflect how much we are valued by companies operating both in Europe and worldwide,” explains Dr. Carsten Bange, founder of BARC and member of the CXP Group’s board of directors. “The relevance of data analysis and management will increase as the digitalization of processes and business models advances. The analysts in our analytics and data management practice combine the necessary market, product, and implementation knowledge in the fields of analytics and data management. Our expertise is based on market analyses, comparative product research, and decades of experience working alongside users and providers in these areas.”

About the Analyst Firm Awards:
Kea Company is a globally operating consulting firm that specializes in business consulting and influencer marketing services for providers of high-tech products and services. Since 2014, Kea Company has used the annual Analyst Firm Awards to honor the analyst firms that offer customers the greatest added value and play a leading role in certain segments of the market. The awards are based on the results of the Analyst Value Survey, which Kea Company has conducted each year since 2000. The current online survey allows respondents to evaluate 15 analyst firms in a total of 12 different categories.

About CXP Group (BARC, le CXP, PAC):
CXP Group is the leading independent European research and consulting firm for the software, IT services and digital transformation industry. It offers its customers a comprehensive support service for the evaluation, selection and optimization of their software solutions and accompanies them in their digital transformation journey. CXP Group’s expertise covers a wide range of topics, such as BI, content management, ERP, finance, HRIS, CRM, BPM, IT management, cyber security and more. Further, CXP Group supports ITC decision makers in evaluating and selecting IT services providers and accompanies them in optimizing their sourcing and investment strategies. Moreover, CXP Group assists software and IT services providers in optimizing their strategies and go-to-market approaches with quantitative and qualitative analyses as well as operational and strategic consulting services. Public organizations and institutions equally base the development of their IT policies on our reports. Capitalizing on 40 years of experience, based in 8 countries (with 17 offices worldwide) and with 140 employees, CXP Group provides its expertise every year to more than 1,500 ITC decision makers and the operational divisions of large enterprises and mid-market companies and their providers. For more information please visit:,, Follow us on Twitter: @CXPgroup, @CXPgroup_DE, @CXPgroup_FR

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