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Survey: Women in Business Intelligence
Are you a woman working in BI? Do you work with women in BI? Take our survey. This is part of the research for a special report I’m preparing on the role of

business research survey  in the field of business intelligence (BI). I previously summarized some of the thinking behind this research ( Are You a “Data Geekette”? ), and I’ve received a wide range of comments on the blog and via Twitter: Most ridiculous thing I've read in weeks... I have been a woman in IT for over 15 years, the last 6 as a contractor effectively ‘on the market’ every 6 months. I would be insulted if I was recruited based on my gender and not my skills! This is an interesting topic. Men and women do th

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Business Performance Management Software Evaluation Report

Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This Software Evaluation Report covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more. 

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