The BI market is ripe for consolidation, but not necessarily for the reason of capturing the scarce remaining market share like in the ERP case, but more likely for the reasons of garnering the most complete CPM portfolio.
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all with a common aim to provide more timely information, filtered for importance and in a context that supports better decision-making. Nowadays, popular uses of BI include management dashboards and scorecards, collaborative applications, workflow, analytics, enterprise reporting, financial reporting, and both customer and partner extranets, to name some. These solutions enable companies to, e.g., gain visibility into their business, acquire and retain profitable customers, reduce costs, detect