Valsight in BARC The Planning Survey 22

Valsight with 15 top rankings and 26 leading positions in three different peer groups in the world's largest and most comprehensive survey of planning software users

The voice of the planning software user community in the highly competitive market for planning products has been published in its eighth edition: BARC The Planning Survey 22. Based on the world’s largest and most comprehensive survey of planning software users, a total of 19 products (or product groups) were analyzed and evaluated by a total of 1,325 software users. Participants provided detailed feedback on the selection and use of planning solutions based on 33 criteria, including KPIs such as business value, project success, business value, recommendation, and customer satisfaction. Specifically, Valsight was scrutinized in three comparison groups: Performance Management Specialists, Midsize/Departmental Implementations, and Operational Planning-Focused Products.

BARC The Planning Survey 22 - Valsight

Valsight scores top marks in BARC The Planning Survey 22

Valsight has again been recognized by users as a leading planning solution. Across the three comparison groups, the software has 15 top rankings and 26 leading positions. Survey highlights:

  • 98% of respondents recommend Valsight. An excellent result, which has improved even more compared to the previous year (97%).
  • 98% of users rate Valsight’s support as “excellent” or “good,” a big lead compared to 74% for the average planning tool
  • 98% customer satisfaction, based on “satisfied” and “somewhat satisfied” ratings
  • 94% of users rate the “Ease of Use” aspect as very good or good, compared to 81% for the average planning tool

Valsight leads in simulation, forecasting and driver-based planning

In addition to leading rankings in all comparison groups in the KPIs for Project Success, Vendor Support, Self-Service, Cloud Planning Competitive Win Rate, and Competitiveness, Valsight again received top marks for its core applications Forecasting, Simulation, and Driver-Based Planning.

BARC Planning Survey 22 Top Ranks Simulation, Forecasting, Driver-Based Planning - Valsight

Consistent top rating for Simulation, Forecasting and Driver-Based Planning

Particularly noteworthy is Valsight’s consistent leading placement over the years in the central core applications of forecasting, simulation and driver-based planning – a nice confirmation that Valsight sustainably supports finance and controlling teams in optimizing their central controlling processes and bringing them up to new, future-proof digital standards.

BARC Planning Survey 22 konstant führend in Simulation - Valsight
BARC Planning Survey 22 consistently leads in forecasting - Valsight
BARC Planning Survey 22 consistently leads in driver-based planning - Valsight

In addition, this year’s BARC The Planning Survey provides evidence that users are also satisfied with the performance of the software in the long term. Measured as Performance Satisfaction, this metric reflects the frequency of complaints about system performance.

What our customers say in BARC The Planning Survey 22

Quantitative assessments are helpful and important. The picture becomes even more rounded when they are enriched with qualitative personal feedback. That’s why a few of our customers have their say here.

“Very positive – fast data processing even with very large amounts of data, great support, wide range of applications, fast learning process.”

Line of business employee, Financial Services, >2,500 employees

“Very good support from Valsight during implementation. Modeling functions are very comprehensive. Linking modeling, planning and visual representation in one tool is great!”

Line of business employee, Services, >2,500 employees

“Scenario capable, high flexibility, very user friendly, easy to use, good support from Valsight.”

Line of business employee, Public sector and Education, >2,500 employees

“Easy handling as a business user and thus focus on content-related topics – Transparent display of driver trees to better understand the logical relationships in planning and to identify weak points – Fast display of scenarios to also be able to react quickly in discussions.”

Line of business employee, Manufacturing, 100-2,500 employees

“User operability; Simplified driver trees/simulations can be mastered without external or IT support; Increased transparency of planning results.”

Line of business employee, Manufacturing, >2,500 employees

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