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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 14th, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ IMPLEMENTATIONSGirl Scouts of the USA selects NetSuite ERPIndustry tags: Non-profit organizations

bo vs cognos  desktop version of SAP BO Explorer with SAP HANA power. Who says the small can't teach the big a few things? For instance, Tableau and QlikView data discovery products are gaining attention thanks to their data discovery solutions with interesting analysis and data search features, and great visualization tools. Companies like IBM with Cognos Insight and SAP with Data Visualization are trying to stay up-to-date with the new face of BI. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Aras expands to Japan Industry tags:

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