The week after Business Objects SA said it would buy enterprise reporting software vendor Crystal Decisions Inc., Hyperion Solutions Corp. revealed a deal to acquire query-and-reporting applications vendor Brio Software Inc. for $142 million. So begins the long-awaited consolidation of the business-intelligence market, as vendors try to build complete lines of reporting and analysis apps. (For more on the consolidation trend, see "Consolidation Time".)
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
2017 State of IT ReportIn today's technology-driven world, "innovation" has become a basic expectation. IT leaders are tasked with making technical magic, improving customer experience, and boosting the bottom line -- yet often without any increase to the IT budget. How are organizations striking the balance between new initiatives and cost control? Download our report to learn about the biggest challenges and how savvy IT executives are overcoming them.