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BI Reporting: Does the Tool Really Matter?
Last month I listened to several discussions about the importance of choosing the right reporting tool when installing a business intelligence (BI) solution

bi reporting types  when deploying a complete BI solution? Which type of reporting tool should I choose when deploying a BI system? Choosing the right reporting tool may not be as easy and simple as it appears. Some BI system consultants and developers consider that when all the basic pieces—data warehouse, data flow, and analysis services—are in place, the reporting tool can be considered secondary and has less relevance in the information cycle. With all the background set up, you can work with a standard reporting

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