Business Intelligence Solutions: Buy vs. Build

When an enterprise considers the benefits of a business intelligence (BI) solution, it must anticipate the questions involved in approval of any solution purchase or budget to build a solution. Should the organization spend precious resources, time, and money on a BI solution or some other pressing need? Download this white paper to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of both approaches.

Featured Software Research:

Quickly Build Reports with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

  • Source: IBM
  • Written By:
  • Published: June 4 2013
See how easily you can build distribution-ready reports that analyze your business. Read More

TEC 2013 Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Business Intelligence (BI) Software

  • Source:
  • Written By:
  • Published: October 1 2013
This report gives an overview of current considerations for organizations seeking to purchase a business intelligence (BI) software solution. Based on aggregate data collected from more than 9,000 BI software comparisons performed using Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) TEC Advisor software selection application during 2012, the report details what TEC data reveals about your peers' requirements for BI solutions, including functionalities, delivery models and access, customization and integration,... Read More

ERP vs Project-Based Solutions - Which is Right for You?

  • Source: IFS
  • Written By:
  • Published:
Are project-based solutions (PBS)—a new type of ERP for complex, engineer-to-order companies facing rapid change—right for you? Read More

You may also be interested in these related documents:

An Evaluation of Build versus Buy for Portal Solutions

  • Source: IDC
  • Written By:
  • Published:
Portals are becoming integral to innovation for many organizations. From content aggregation portals to sophisticated enterprise process portals, organizations have used portal solutions to improve productivity, streamline processes, enable new delivery models, and provide IT with a powerful platform for application development. Get a total cost of ownership (TCO) comparison of different portal solutions. Read More

Software Manufacturers and Embedded BI: The Build versus Buy Question

Software manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) needing to embed business intelligence (BI) modules into their solutions are familiar with the “build versus buy” question. Learn about the factors you should take into consideration when making this decision, including cost, time to market, and the module’s quality and ability to be embedded—as well as the best practices. Read More

Creating Competitive Advantage in Growing and Mid-sized Businesses with Business Intelligence

Business intelligence (BI) is not only an imperative for big companies. Growing and midsized organizations also require visibility into all aspects of the business for their day-to-day decision-making, with accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information. We outline the issues, business ramifications, and solutions for the BI requirements of growing companies. Read More
 
comments powered by Disqus