Business Intelligence in the Nordics – 2014
Reporting and decision support is often a weak and neglected area in the many ERP and ”best of breed” solutions, that companies have today. Therefore, we have supplied our analysis with advice and guidance for businesses, that are in the process of selecting, developing and implementing a Business Intelligence solution.
”Business Intelligence in the Nordics” is an independent analysis of Business Intelligence solutions in the Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and Icelandic market. This report provides a strategic description, analysis and overview of suppliers and products in Business Intelligence, as well as an overview of the functionality of the different solutions.
The target group for this report, are the individuals who are responsible for procuring a new BI-solution, developing an existing solution or assisting the IT department. This report is written for the non-technically savvy leader and can be used widely in the management of the company, as it is written strictly in English.
In this report you will be provided with:
- An overview of BI suppliers and industry conditions in the Nordics.
- A description of the characteristics of BI solutions, including pricing models.
- Advice and guidance in the procurement and implementation of BI.
- Insight into trends and future prospects of BI Solutions and the BI market.
The report contains 11 chapters, including a chapter that provides one-page summary of each BI vendor’s global and local Nordic conditions and characteristics, such as the language of the BI solution, support, partners, customers and supplier delivery models. Furthermore, you are also provided with an overview of the BI solution’s functionality and scope, as well as special circumstances that the reader should pay attention to and what focus areas the supplier currently has – the so called “Hot Topics”.
The width of each BI solution’s functionality is illustrated in a summary form within 4 main areas: Data integration, Database and access, Analytical functionality and Reporting functionality. Finally, we show the extent of the functionality that is available in each BI solution and how much functionality, that can be purchased through modules from the developer or a partner.