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SAP Sapphire 2017: BI and Analytics Highlights

by Cindi Howson  |  May 31, 2017

SAP continues to battle for BI and analytics market leadership on multiple fronts both in the cloud and on-premises, within its captive applications customer base and beyond. Here are my key takeaways from its annual Sapphire conference. Cloud In terms of cloud, SAP once again rebranded its product: SAP Analytics Cloud. This is a smart […]

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Qlik Reveals More Roadmap and Vision

by Cindi Howson  |  May 19, 2017

I’m just back from Qlik’s annual partner and user conference in Florida. Now as a privately held vendor, Qlik was able to share more of their detailed roadmap than they have in previous years. Whenever a vendor goes through a change in ownership, analysts and customers alike watch for changes in leadership and roadmaps to […]

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MicroStrategy: Longevity and Re-invention

by Cindi Howson  |  May 3, 2017

Last month, MicroStrategy hosted its 20th user conference in Washington, DC, with over 2800 attendees. There are only a couple BI and analytic vendors that can lay claim to such longevity – most have been acquired or are new to the space. It’s a different landscape than 20 years ago, when I first discovered DSS […]

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