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Unformatted text preview: TEC Product Certification Report SAP BusinessObjects Edge Business intelligence Prepared by Jorge Garcia March, 2010 TEC Product Certification Report Table of Contents TEC Product Certification Report, 4 Benefits of Evaluating a TEC Certified Product, 5 SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI Market Data Summary, 6 Analyst Commentary, 7 Product Highlights, 8 Ease of Use, 8 Workflow Design, 8 Innovation, 8 Product Analysis, 9 The TEC Focus Indicator (FI)™, 9 Understanding the TEC FI Zones, 10 Dominant Zone, 10 Competitive Zone, 11 Not Competitive Zone, 12 Calculating the TEC FI, 13 Functionality Benchmark, 14 About Data Integration, 15 About Support, 16 About Analytics, 17 About Reporting and Analysis, 18 About Data Warehousing, 19 About Workflow, 20 Analyst Summary, 21 4 TEC Product Certification Report TEC Product Certification Report SAP BusinessObjects Edge Business Intelligence has been certified by Jorge García, TEC Research Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC Research Analyst Demonstration conducted by Tony Firmani, Sales Consulting, Business Objects, an SAP Company Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that the SAP product SAP Busi- nessObjects Edge Business Intelligence (BI) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of BI solutions in TEC’s BI Evaluation Center . The BI Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of BI software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that •¡ SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI product capabilities are demonstrated to a TEC analyst based on the responses SAP provided in its completed TEC RFI; •¡ SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI RFI data has been reviewed analytically and comparatively by a TEC analyst against known benchmarks. 5 TEC Product Certification Report Benefits of Evaluating a TEC Certified Product There are many benefits to evaluating a TEC Certified product. To potential clients of a software vendor, TEC certification provides the following: •¡ Reassurance: You can be assured that the data TEC provides about its certified products conform to a well-defined standard of accuracy. When a vendor’s product is TEC Certified, it means that a trusted, independent third party has seen the product up close. •¡ Better Communication with Vendors: TEC certification helps ensure that vendors understand and respond accurately to their clients’ RFI criteria. Certification with TEC analysts provides the opportunity to clarify any issues with the RFI criteria. This ensures that the vendor is speaking the same language as its potential clients—and gives the clients an unambiguous specification of product functionality to inform their selections....
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