Sole-sourcing BI from your ERP vendor: IT convenience or strategic business decision?
During the last several years, the pressure of commoditization and the desire of the enterprise technology conglomerates to expand into new fast-growing growth markets have led to BI market consolidation. Following a series of blockbuster acquisitions in 2007 and 2008, procurement of both BI and enterprise application systems from the same vendor is an option for many organizations looking to deploy BI. Datamonitor surveyed 100 SAP customers to understand the implications of sole-sourcing. Read the survey findings and learn the trends and behaviors associated with sole-sourcing BI from ERP vendors.