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As a Vote of Non-Confidence to Its Own BI Strategy, SAP just acquired Roambi


  In a not particularly surprising move, SAP’s knee-jerk reaction to its a dramatic fall in Gartner BI Rankings has resulted in a yet another acquisition. I was wondering about this scenario in my previous post about Tableau’s stock taking a dive, where I pondered whether SAP had enough cash to acquire the company. It seems like the answer is

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Tableau Stock Implodes, Microsoft Recognized by Gartner for Its Vision in Analytics… and a Few Other Things That Happened This Week

This has been an interesting week for BI/Analytics industry. Lots of things happened; some of them were good and some bad… The most surprising news thus far, at least for me, was what happened with Tableau’s stock. After its quarterly results were announced, the stock plummeted 50% (despite the fact that the company beat quarterly expectations). The stock is now

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