Free analyst research
Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management 2005 Gartner(November 2005)
OLAP Vendor Market Shares The OLAP Report
The Financial Impact of Business Analytics IDC
Grading BI Reporting and Analysis Solutions Forrester Research (August 2004)
Scalability Requirements for BI Platforms Ventana Research
Enterprise Reporting and Dashboard Assessment Meta Group (March 2005)
The Convergence of Compliance and Performance Management CFO Research Services
Further reading in Information Age
Chief Performance Officer: Measuring what matters, managing what can be measured
By Anthony Politano (2003)
A coherent argument for a new seat at the management table: a performance officer who takes the burden of implementing and running a business performance programme from the CFO, CFO and CIO.
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On the Up and Up: Achieving breakthrough performance through insight
By Jeff Rodek et al (2004)
Written around the twin themes of business performance management and corporate governance, this Hyperion-published book delivers solid insight and value by tapping into the experience of business heads across multiple industry sectors.
The Strategy Gap: Leveraging technology to execute winning strategies
By Michael Coveney, Dennis Ganster, Brian Hartlen and Dave King (2003)
The book, [written by the ex-management team at Comshare], is corporate performance management (CPM) in action: it guides the reader through the CPM approach and the technology required to build a CPM infrastructure.
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Performance Management: Finding the missing pieces (to close the intelligence gap
By Gary Cokins (2004
Written by an SAS Institute strategist, reviews praised it for bringing clarity to the theory and the practice of performance management. Buy the book