Enterprise performance management (EPM) and business intelligence (BI) supplier, Vanguard Solutions Group's business strategy focuses on selling with and through enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other enterprise application vendors. Over the last few years, the strategy has proven to be successful; however, the ongoing industry consolidation continues to shrink the prospective partner list—is this an opportunity or a challenge to Vanguard and its partners?
real-time querying, report authoring, OLAP, graphing, and analytics, and is able to build information views using standard business terminology, and bring together data from multiple sources, multiple hardware platforms, and multiple functional areas. Once an information view has been created, power business users can conduct their analysis using intuitive, point-and-click features that enable them to slice-and-dice information or drill-down into details. The integrated report writing and graphing