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How Sexy Reporting Has Become

How Sexy Reporting Has Become | Business intelligence, data warehousing and analytics editorial from DMReview

Reporting is fundamental to all companies and organizations. Reporting and analysis are not luxuries that a company can choose to grant or deny. Every transaction-based enterprise application, every database and each process that workers perform on a day-to-day basis needs reporting in some fashion. Because of this re-emergence of reporting from beneath the shadow of OLAP and analytics, it is now fashionable and appealing for both vendors and user organizations to discuss the relative merits of this art form.