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According to SearchDataManagement.com, business intelligence (BI) software is defined as follows:
"A broad category of applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing and providing access to data to help enterprise users (for example, professionals or knowledge workers) make better business decisions."
Organizations that implement Microsoft technologies (such as Windows, Office, and SharePoint) and SAP technologies (such as ECC, BI, and Portal) can choose from a wide range of BI software from a number of software vendors. Each vendor probably offers some ...