Information Builders founded in 1975 is a privately held software company headquartered in New York City. Information Builders provides services in the fields of Business Intelligence, Data Integration and Data Quality solutions.
Gerald D. Cohen, who died in 2020, co-founded Information Builders in 1975 with Peter Mittelman and Martin B. Slagowitz. Their initial product, FOCUS, was designed to enable people without formal computer programming skills to work with information systems.
Information Builders is one of the largest privately held software firms and operates in more than 60 locations. In 2001, it established iWay Software, a wholly owned company that focuses on data integration and service-oriented architecture.
In October 2020, TIBCO Software agreed to purchase ibi for an undisclosed sum, pending final regulatory approval expected in TIBCO`s first fiscal quarter 2021.
On 15 June 2020, In Dresner's Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market study, Information Builders, Inc., announced it is a global leader in customer experience for the fifth consecutive year. The report ranked IBI as a trust leader in credibility of vendors as well.