Business Application Research Center — BARC — is a leading independent software industry analyst delivering information to more than 1000 customers each year. For more than fifteen years, BARC has specialized in core research areas including Data Management, Business Intelligence and Document Management. BARC’s highly-qualified professionals deliver 100% unbiased and well-founded knowledge about the software market with software evaluations, conferences, market research and consulting. BARC has offices in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and partners worldwide.