BI Industry Analysis

September 27, 2012

Revenge of the Nerds

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal, “Revenge of the Nerds, the Sequel: Silicon Valley Wallflowers Now Hot”, notes that business-tech start-ups were emerging from obscurity and […]
June 12, 2012

BI M&A Continues with a Twist: QlikTech Acquires Expressor

QlikTech (QLIK), a leading independent business intelligence (BI) vendor, announced today it has acquired expressor software. QlikTech, with over $300 million in sales, was recently listed […]
September 30, 2009

Enterprise Software: Who Should Buy Whom?

In our post Enterprise Software: Is there any one left to buy? we listed the best candidates to be acquired within the lucrative Business Intelligence (BI) […]
September 24, 2009

Enterprise Software: Is there any one left to buy?

The high tech Titans – IBM (IBM), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Oracle (ORCL), Microsoft (MSFT), SAP (SAP) and EMC (EMC) – have been buying software firms at an […]
September 18, 2009

Database Wars: Fighting Yesterday’s Battle?

A recent flurry of news articles in the database industry has reinforced my perceptions that the software titans have lost touch with current market needs.  The PR […]
July 29, 2009

Enterprise Software: The Next Acquisition Wave

The high tech titans – IBM (IBM), HP (HPQ), Oracle, Microsoft (MSFT), SAP (SAP) and EMC (EMC) – and their  smaller software brethren have been nibbling […]