Via Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft’s Office Business Applications (OBA) group is working on new end-to-end business intelligence strategy. Expect to see the upcoming Office 12 start to really take shape as the BI front end for MBS and other non-MBS ERP solutions.
Also mentioned is Biz#, some type of financial management server, whose specifics are currently under wraps. Plus, due Nov. 1, is Microsoft’s Business Scorecard Accelerator. Another Office family accelerator.
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