Consolidation Looms in BI Field

Marshall, Jeffrey
May 2002
Financial Executive;May2002, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p48
Academic Journal
The article reports on the outlook for consolidation in the business intelligence (BI) software market, which produces applications such as customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, and supply chain management. Executives from companies in BI provide their views on the industry including: Richard Skriletz of RCG Information Technology who comments on optimizing business transactions; Jeffrey Rodek, chief executive officer at Hyperion Solutions, who talks about OLAP or online application processing technology; and David Henry, vice president of product marketing at Sagent, who mentions analytic platforms. A study by Bain & Co. which concluded that there are five submarkets in BI is mentioned.


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