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Chandana Gopal

Research Manager, Business Analytics

Chandana Gopal is Research Manager for IDC Business Analytics software responsible for the advanced and predictive analytics practice.  Ms. Gopal's core research coverage includes the vendor and buyer research in business intelligence and predictive analytics. Based on her background in integration and analytics, Ms. Gopal's research includes a particular emphasis on how analytics is being embedded into many different software applications, and how end users requirements are driving technology design.


Chandana Gopal has been an analyst IDC for several years. Early on as an analyst she covered CRM applications, but more recently her work has been in integration middleware covering markets such as API management, file sync and share, and B2B integration. Ms. Gopal's research specialty includes doing detailed technical evaluations driven by her prior experience in Deloitte Consulting and Wipro Information Systems, where she focused on software implementations and business strategy development.


  • B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mysore University, India
  • M.B.A in Information Systems from Boston College
  • Frequent speaker, presenter and moderator at industry conferences as well as women in technology events
  • Regular contributor to media outlets like CNBC and vendor press releases
To thrive in the digital economy and beyond, organizations need to have cohesive data and analytics strategies that can be implemented across all levels (strategic, operational, and tactical) of decision making. In many cases, chief executi...
Alteryx completed its first day of trading as a public company (NYSE: AYX) on March 24, 2017. The company grew 59.4% in 2016 to $85.8 million as reported in its S-1. Its stock price closed 10.7% higher than its offering price at the end of ...
IDC Market Glance: Big Data and Analytic Tools, 3Q17

Sep 2017 - Market Presentation - Doc # US43098717

by: Chandana Gopal

This IDC Market Glance provides a view of the current makeup of the big data and analytic (BDA) tools market landscape. This presentation covers three subsegments of the BDA tools market: business intelligence and analytic tools, analytic d...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective provides the current trends and future outlook for the worldwide big data and analytics (BDA) software market for 2017. This document also includes IDC's recommendations for success."There are three sign...
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