sponsored by IBM Cognos
Posted:  06 Jul 2009
Published:  25 Jun 2009
Format:  PDF
Length:  25  Page(s)
Type:  Presentation Transcript
Language:  English

Is buying Business Intelligence (BI) or Performance Management from your enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor the smart move for you? Is your BI application strategy clouded by a disconnect between what your current systems can do and what you need them to do?

Take a few minutes to put your ERP and BI needs into perspective.

Ray Wang, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, will discuss the importance of using "best of breed" solutions from vendors that specialize in applications and purpose-built solutions to meet your business needs now and into the future.

This presentation transcript will cover:<p?

  • How to avoid vendor lock-in and maintain continuous innovation in your BI solutions
  • How to maintain the best alignment between business drivers and your application strategy
  • Why the need for business agility will continue to grow in urgency


Vinay Nair
Market Strategist, ERP Market, Business Analytics, IBM

Ray Wang
Principal Analyst & CEO, Constellation Research

R "Ray" Wang currently is a Principal Analyst and CEO at Constellation Research Group and the author of the popular enterprise software blog "A Software Insider’s Point of View". He previously was a founding partner and research analyst for enterprise strategy at Altimeter Group. His background in emerging business and technology trends, enterprise apps strategy, technology selection, and contract negotiations enables Ray to provide clients and readers with the bridge between business leadership and technology adoption. Ray brings enterprise experiences honed from two decades of product management, management consulting, and technology marketing roles.

Application Outsourcing | Application Performance Management | Business Integration Software | Business Intelligence | Business Performance Management | Business Performance Management Software | Business Process Management | ERP | Strategic Planning

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