Press Release

March 31, 2021

SoftwareReviews names ChainSys Smart Data Platform, DQ Studio, and SAS Data Quality among Data Quality Data Quadrant Award Winners.

Best Data Quality Software Revealed by Users Through SoftwareReviews 
ChainSys Smart Data Platform, DQ Studio, and SAS Data Quality 2021 Data Quality Data Quadrant Gold Medalists. 
TORONTO – March 31, 2021 – SoftwareReviews, a division of IT research and advisory firm Info-Tech Research Group, has published its2021 Data Quality Data Quadrant Awards, naming three vendors as gold medalists. The following vendors are leaders according to the feedback provided by their end users via SoftwareReviews’ comprehensive online survey. Vendors are rated on product features, vendor capabilities, and the relationship with their software partner:  
  • ChainSys Smart Data Platform 
  • DQ Studio 
  • SAS Data Quality 
What makes the SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant different?   
The study involves gathering intelligence on user satisfaction with both product features and the experience with the vendor. Aggregated emotional response ratings are included in the areas of service, negotiation, product impact, conflict resolution, and strategy and innovation to create a powerful indicator of overall user feeling toward the vendor and its product – all from the software users’ point of view. SoftwareReviews calls this insight the Net Emotional Footprint.  
ChainSys Smart Data Platform, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +95, ranked strongly on data cleansing and data enrichment. DQ Studio, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +98, scored top product in many areas, exceeding user expectations on vendor support.  SAS Data Quality, with a Net Emotional Footprint of +93, excelled in dashboard.  
In general, Data Quality software users were most satisfied with vendor support, which enabled them to resolve product related issues. The users were also pleased with usability of business-oriented interface and data source connectivity-- and were most dissatisfied with the lack of geocoding.  
About SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards and Software Reports:
SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Awards recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace as evaluated by their users annually. Top vendors in a software category are eligible to receive Data Quadrant Gold Medals, provided their net-promoter scores meet the threshold for sufficiently high user satisfaction across four areas of evaluation: vendor capabilities, product features, likeliness to recommend, and vendor experience. In-depth product evaluation reports are available at  
About SoftwareReviews: 
SoftwareReviews is a division of Info-Tech Research Group, an IT research and advisory firm established in 1997. Backed by two decades of IT research and advisory experience, SoftwareReviews is a leading source of expertise and insight into the enterprise software landscape and client-vendor relationships. By collecting real data from IT and business professionals, the SoftwareReviews methodology produces detailed and authentic insights into the experience of evaluating and purchasing enterprise software.  
For more information, please contact:  
Indrani Ray  
Vice President, Communications and Brand