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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?
Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never

bi ranks for shipping  in the areas of BI and analytics. Online analytical processing (OLAP) products are the foundation of the most complex data analysis today and Express was acquired to help Oracle compete in this adjacent market. Yet, within a few years, Oracle let Express languish and, in the process, lost initiative and consequently the top position in the BI market. Now Oracle is considering the acquisition of the BI leaders like Business Objects , Cognos or Hyperion , to gain access in to the market. Oracle's third

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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