Current pure play business intelligence (BI) leaders offer the advantage of superior analytics and planning capabilities; however, enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are improving their analytic capabilities and accessibility.
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or sales planning, to enterprise vendors or their system integrators. Conversely, users want functional performance management systems, and not a bunch of data marts, as they strive to conduct business analysis in a single analytic environment and use data from many sources, rather than regard reporting, planning, budgeting, profit analysis, etc. as separate components. While users also want scorecards and dashboards where target values can be entered and tracked, most BI products do not yet provide