Serviceware Performance receives 37 top-ranks in BARC's The Planning Survey 20!

The results speak for themselves

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Serviceware strengthens its position as an effective planning and analytics vendor in the DACH region

Serviceware Performance has achieved excellent customer ratings in the world's largest independent user survey of planning and budgeting software with 37 top positions and 26 leading positions in three peer groups.

The “Planning Survey 20” is based on findings from the world’s largest and most comprehensive survey of planning software users. A total of 1,406 people responded to the survey with 1,211 answering a series of detailed questions about their use of a product. Altogether, 23 products (or groups of products) are analyzed in detail. Serviceware Performance achieved consistently high ratings across all the KPIs (BARC key figures).

It is the first time Serviceware has participated in BARC's The Planning Survey with its planning solution Serviceware Performance (known as cubus outperform). The leading platform for planning, modeling, analysis and reporting convinced the growing customer base with a first-class overall package: quality and flexibility of the solution for specialist areas, excellent service supported by a reliable and innovative business partner.

Companies that use Serviceware Performance benefit from an improved integration of planning with reporting and analysis, increased transparency of planning and reduced planning complexity. Overall, these benefits lead to a better quality of planning results for many customers.

The Planning Survey 20 examines user feedback on planning product selection and usage across 30 criteria (KPIs) including business benefits, project success, business value, recommendation, customer satisfaction, customer experience, planning functionality and competitiveness.

In addition to The Planning Survey, BARC also conducts an annual Business Intelligence (BI) survey. Serviceware Performance has been for many years the winner in Vendor Support and therefore Support Champion. A 100% recommendation rate speaks for itself.

Here you can download Serviceware Performance's highlights of BARC's BI & Analytics Survey 21:

Serviceware Performance in BARC's The BI & Analytics Survey 21


About BARC

The Business Application Research Center (BARC) is a research and consulting institute for business software with a focus on the areas of business intelligence/analytics, data management, enterprise content management (ECM), customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

BARC analysts have been supporting companies for 20 years in strategy, organization, architecture and evaluation questions in these areas. BARC analysts combine market, product and implementation knowledge. The know-how basis is the market analyses and product comparison studies that have been continuously carried out for years and ensure a comprehensive detailed knowledge of the scope of services of all market-relevant software providers, the latest developments and best practices.


The Planning Survey 20

"The Planning Survey 20" was conducted by BARC from November 2019 to February 2020. A total of 1,406 participants worldwide answered the survey on the selection and use of their planning tools. It includes the analysis of 23 leading planning products and compares them on the basis of 30 different key figures such as business value, customer satisfaction, customer experience and planning functionality. Further information is available at


Serviceware Performance: Some highlights at a glance

In the survey, software users were asked about product selection and usage based on 30 criteria (KPIs). These include business benefits, project success, business value, recommendation, customer satisfaction, customer experience, planning functionality and competitiveness.

Serviceware Performance at a glance:


KPI results     37 Top Ranks & 26 Leading Positions in 3 Peer Groups

Recommendation   100 % Recommendation

Vendor Support    100 % Vendor Support

Satisfaction    100 % Customer Satisfaction

Price-to-value      98 % Price-to-value


Ensure the long-term growth of your business with BI-focused Products 

Besides planning and performance management, BI-focused products target use cases such as standard reporting, ad hoc reporting, analysis, advanced analytics and dashboarding. We enable you to properly leverage business intelligence and financial analytics for your entire enterprise.

Partner up with Serviceware for your new BI project with Oracle technologies or find out how to best migrate your Essbase environment. A comparison to our competitors shows: Serviceware Performance (known as cubus) is the most competitive vendor with the highest customer satisfaction.



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What our customers are saying

It is something special for us every time our customers rate us. Here you can find some of our customers' comments from this year's BARC Planning Survey.



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Your benefits with Serviceware Performance

Increase business performance and align projects and operations to your strategic goals. Serviceware Performance enables a completely new approach to performance management that seamlessly links your company’s finances to your projects and strategy.


Gain a better understanding on how your company is performing at any time
Keep costs under control and discover new opportunities
Develop realistic plans to achieve your business objectives
You can rely on a single data base and an integrated approach

With Serviceware Performance, you transform data into valuable information to support your decisions and drive your company’s success.


Serviceware Performance covers different business areas

Financial performance management covers the complete spectrum of management information systems, analytics, reporting, planning and simulation. Project performance management focuses on  IT and R&D performance management,  project and project portfolio management. Strategy implementation centers on execution of your long term corporate goals.

Serviceware Performance use modern technologies and combine pre-configured components with individual, tailor-made elements.

Competent consultants and state of the art support ensure that your application runs the way you expect.

You benefit from mature performance management solutions that have been tried and tested in countless installations across various industries.

Our partnerships with major technology leaders ensure that your investments have a solid foundation.

In which business unit may we support you? Arrange a free consultation with us! 

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Service according to your expectation

If you are keen on professional collaboration in software introduction projects, Serviceware is the right choice. Drawing on our proven methodology whether waterfall model or agile approach, we support you in each implementation and deployment phase as well as during production.

Do you need an expert to handle the whole project for you? Or do you just need a guide that is available as a couch in certain phases in order to make sure that you are on the right track? Give us a call! The services of our consulting and service team are available to you on demand.

To guarantee the success of your application, you need good software, a precise implementation and reliable support. Over the years, we have developed tried-and-tested methods to steer your project to success.

Whatever challenges you are facing, together we will find your perfect solution.

Which project may we plan with you?

See for yourself whether our results in BARC’s The Planning Survey 20 are eligible. Arrange a free consultation with us now!

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Get to know us

Here you get an insight into Serviceware and its planning solution Serviceware Performance


Fill out the form to gain access to the Serviceware Performance highlights document in BARC's Planning Survey 20!

Learn more about the evaluations and results of Serviceware Performance in comparison to 23 other software vendors.