For the third year, Microsoft has been positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant. It is also the 11th consecutive year that they have been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.
This has been taken from the Microsoft Power BI Blog:
This is an exciting milestone, and it is Microsoft’s perspective that this underscores our global leadership and its relentless commitment to innovation, agile execution, and visionary roadmap to deliver high-value to customers and partners in a constantly changing market.
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Finally, and most importantly, we remain committed and inspired by the great feedback and engagement we see from our community around Power BI. Since July 2015, our engineers have worked hard to listen and incorporate feedback from more than 200,000 active community participants who have submitted over 6,000 ideas. This level of input has directly influenced the evolution of our product. Also, with more than 250 showcased solutions, our partner network brings a wealth of experience across a wide number of industries, technologies and geographies.
Ian Littlejohn worked as a Management Consultant for 15 years and is passionate about teaching business people to analyze data and understand business data.