Microsoft business intelligence platforms News
August 01, 2012
A new report outlines the characteristics to consider in a data visualization platform, and the questions to ask before investing.
May 24, 2012
Gartner’s 2011 revenue estimates indicate the worldwide BI, analytics and performance management software market experienced another strong year, with figures that look remarkably similar to 2010.
July 30, 2010
A strong fourth quarter helped the business intelligence (BI) market eke out positive growth in 2009, but CPM revenue remained flat for the year.
July 08, 2010
Our new survey found that aligning BI with end-user requirements and getting executive buy-in topped the list of challenges facing BI professionals.
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