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Microsoft recently previewed its new version of Power BI. The new cloud business intelligence (BI) software version includes major enhancements, and has major implications for the market.

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Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 1


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microsoft bi strategy  on integrating and putting Microsoft front-ends (i.e., “lipstick on the pig”), what about substantial functional enhancements to the products? If customers are not getting a significant flow of enhancements in addition to mere integrations, why would they upgrade anyway? How long will it take for, say, 10 percent of customers to upgrade to the latest release of one particular Infor ERP solution, let alone on all of the ERP solutions that Infor currently owns (e.g., Visual, SX, LX, System21, Fourth Shi Read More

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In the last 4 to 5 years, the business intelligence (BI) and data management scene has evolved at an incredibly fast pace. Software pioneer Microsoft has extended the reach of its enterprise software solutions to the BI and analytics space by offering a wide variety of software applications to enterprises for performing BI and analytics capabilities based on different organizational needs and requirements. Aiming to help users with their BI software selection efforts, this research series explores the complete Microsoft BI product stack, describing the outstanding features of each of Microsoft’s BI offerings. The first part of this series describes the development of the Microsoft BI product landscape and provides insight into Microsoft’s set of enterprise BI solutions.

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