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Factors Inhibiting the Widespread Adoption of Business Performance Management
Business performance management (BPM) and business intelligence (BI) solutions are at a crossroads. Vendors from each domain compete in the same market. BPM

actuate reporting tool  , Clarity Systems , Actuate , and Hyperion . Analysts forecast that the BPM market will reach roughly $1 billion (USD) by 2011. While BPM vendors provide similar features as their BI counterparts, they primarily focus on planning, budgeting, forecasting, consolidation activities, etc. that center on an organization's financial performance. This can include sales and marketing efforts, human resources management, and vertical market solutions. Traditional BI Vendors Traditional BI vendors include Cognos ,

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Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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