Brick:Domain: Effective Date:

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Nov 25, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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Brick:

Reporting (or Business Intelligence, or Online Analytical Processing) Tools

Domain:

Data Services

Effective Date
:
February 14, 2011

Current


New Development in
Two Years

New Development in
Five Years

1.

Baseline Technology

(
Approved &
s
upported for
c
urrent
u
sage.
)

1.

SAP Bus Object’s
Crystal Reports
V11

R2

2.

Oracle B
I

Enterprise Edition
V10.x

3.

Cognos

V8

4.

MS SQL Server
Reporting, Analysis, &
Integration Services
2005

5.

MS Access 2003

6.

SAS V9

2.

Mainstream Targets

(
Primary candidates for future deployment
, subje
ct to further review and
acceptance

by the CIO
.
)



Descendants of
Baseline Technology

3
.

Retirement Targets

(Exit ASAP
.
)


1.

CA Platinum InfoReports

2.

Predecessors
of the Baseline
Technology
, no
longer supported by their vendors.


4
.

Tactical Deployment

(
M
ay b
e
piloted

during the next two years

by permission of the
CIO,
in the absence of defined Mainstream
Targets
.
)

None Identified

5.
Strategic Direction

(
Secondary candidates for
future deployment, depending on market trends, but
essentially
the same technology

and revenue model as
the Mainstream Targets.
)


None Identified

6. Containment Targets

(
Current usage OK.
NO further proliferation
.

Long
-
term exit plan.

For waiver,
submit request to the CIO, stating the business requirement and potential support models.
)


1.

Oracle BI Standard Edition (Comprises of Reports and Discoverer)

2.

Hummingbird Business Intelligence

3.

CA Easytrieve Plus

4.

IBM Query Management Facility

5.

CorVu

6.

Sybase InfoMaker

7.

Lahey Fujitsu VisualAnalyzer

8.

GoldenSoftware Grapher

9.

Oracle Hyperion SQR

10.

Digital Me
taphors Report Builder Enterprise Edition v12.03

11.

Predecessors of the Baseline Technology, still supported by their vendors.

7.

Emerging Technolog
ies

(N
ew

technology and/or
revenue model that c
ould potentially disrupt the
Strategic Direction
. May undertake R&D

evaluation by
permission of the CIO.
)



None Identified

8.

Implications
,

Dependencies

& Rational
e

1.

It is acceptable to use MS Access as a reporting tool. But MS Access is not approved as an enterprise DBMS.

2.

SAS is approved for statistical analysis only, and
not as a general
-
purpose reporting tool.