It’s been a long time (in this business, anyway) since the very first business intelligence (BI) solutions turned up, enabling big organizations to perform data analysis, generating reports with primitive dashboards for company execs. Since then, the BI space has become agile, operational, self-service, social, and even reactive.
When I started to prepare a BI buyer guide, I had to reconsider
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do you fit in? BI for Large Organizations For corporations that need powerful analytics and data movement—data integration, data warehousing, and more—there are full-fledged BI suites that extend the reach of common BI functionalities and incorporate high-end technologies to include real-time data handling, embedded business process management, new technologies for team collaboration, and mobile features. Also, large enterprises are often global; their systems may require localization, and other