In the beginning of February, Gartner, one of the leading consulting companies in the world, published an in-depth report on the business intelligence and analytics market. For companies that are looking for an appropriate BI solution, the Gartner report certainly can provide guidance and help them make a better decision about which BI solutions to choose. In addition to the market overview and the forecast for BI market development until 2018, the report offers an overview of BI and analytics platforms and providers and evaluates them based on 14 key criteria.
In developing Dynamics AX solutions, an ERP solution for large enterprises, Microsoft is delivering on its "mobile-first, cloud-first" strategy - all Microsoft's solutions that are being released from 2015 on, are based in the cloud and have mobile support. The same applies to Microsoft Dynamics AX in the cloud, which was introduced to the broader public in March 2016 with a refreshed image and enhanced functionalities.