I missed this post from odinjobs’s Carl Williams. It’s very interesting reading. It seems to provide tangible proof that the acquisitions of last year have raised interest in business intelligence across the board. And it seems that SAP’s acquisition of Business Objects has driven far more demand for skills than IBM’s purchase of Cognos.
Recorded presentation as training material for upcoming “IT Innovation” Seminar series.
A few photos from the early days of Business Objects
Slides and Q&A from the SAP/Business Objects web cast
It hasn’t always been easy to access data from SAP systems: the Business Objects acquisition will help… (cartoon)
After years of rumors, the news is finally here: it’s SAP for 4.8 billion euros. This will be the biggest acquisition SAP has ever done, and the biggest in the BI industry — but in a twist, it’s almost as if Business Objects is acquiring OutlookSoft and Pilot… (more…)