Best Practice Report

FAQ: How To Survive The Ongoing BI Vendor Market Consolidation

Five Frequently Asked Questions On Protecting BI Investments From Vendor Acquisition Risk

July 24th, 2019
With contributors:
Srividya Sridharan , Aldila Yunus , Peggy Dostie

Summary

The latest wave of M&A activity in the BI market reveals how the supply and demand sides of this market diverge in maturity. Technology maturity is not correlated with BI’s importance, adoption, and plans. The latter continue to thrive. Consider the full-stack BI capabilities of the acquirers and acquisition targets. Base your vendor and technology risk assessment on whether the technologies are complementary or overlapping. This FAQ report advises business insights pros on how to survive the ongoing wave of BI vendor consolidations and reduce technology risk due to M&A.

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