Achieving your Best Possible Assessment in the Data Warehouse and Database Management Solutions for Analytics (DWDBMSA) Magic Quadrant (MQ)*

Getting your company recognized in the DWDBMSA Magic Quadrant can reap huge rewards for your business and help grown your sales pipeline. But it isn’t easy.

If you can answer “yes” to any of these questions

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move your dot’ in the MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Do you want your company to be included in the next version of this MQ?

We have written and reviewed 100s of Magic Quadrants

We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the Data Warehouse and Database Management Solutions for Analytics MQ. We have an in-depth understanding of the factors for Magic Quadrant success and are uniquely placed to give tangible advice that will add value when responding to the DWDBMSA Magic Quadrant.

Our clients tell us that we really help them in this area.
Rating for Magic Quadrant

“They provided strategic counsel over an intense number of weeks for reports critical to sales enablement and our thought leadership. Both by providing best practices and by working hands-on with us, The Skills Connection provided a clear understanding of the specific needs of the Gartner analysts involved in our Magic Quadrant and Critical Capabilities reports – exactly what they really need from surveys, presentations, and references.”

Although challenging and frustrating we can come up with a number of workable solutions to improve your Magic Quadrant position

How we help?

  • Use our extensive experience as former Gartner analysts to make sure your Data Warehouse and Database Management Solutions for Analytics Magic Quadrant responses are the best they can possibly be to ensure success. See: Move the dot in the right direction.
  • Deliver the best possible submission, by delivering a best-practice-driven survey response, a best ever briefing by delivering a differentiated essential story, backed up by evidence, great references and, as appropriate, a memorable focused demo.
  • Make sure your references actually improve the result.
  • Get the analyst to see your company/product/service as it is today and not as it was in the past. More: How to improve analyst engagement.
  • Clarify and articulate your company’s vision in a way that aligns to the way in which vision is measured by Gartner.
  • Get your company into the Magic Quadrant for the first time.

See what some of the companies listed on the DWDBMSA Magic Quadrant are saying about it:

Companies listed in the Data Warehouse and Database Management Solutions for Analytics Magic Quadrant include: 1010data, Exasol, IBM, Aster Data (acquired by Teradata), BMMsoft, Infobright, InfiniDB (formerly Calpont), Actian, MongoDB, SAND Technology, Hortonworks, SAP, Amazon, ParStream, HP (Hewlett Packard), Hitachi, Kognitio, Pivotal, Microsoft, MapR Technologies, RainStor, XtremeData, Objectivity, Cloudera, MarkLogic, Teradata, Oracle, HP (Vertica)

*From 2017 Gartner are evaluating these vendors and solutions under the name of the Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA) – to see the latest information on the Data Management Solutions for Analytics evaluation and a copy of the relevant Magic Quadrant please click here:

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