Acquired by on October 7, 2007
Paris, Ile-de-France
Business Objects is an enterprise software company specializing in business intelligence (BI).
Business Intelligence, Software, Enterprise Software

Company Details

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Business Objects SA provides business intelligence software and services worldwide. The company develops, markets, distributes, and provides solutions that enable organizations to track, understand, and manage enterprise performance within and beyond the enterprise. It offers enterprise information management tools and technologies that enable customers to extract and cleanse data from disparate sources, transform it, and load it into data marts and warehouses. The company also offers information discovery and delivery solutions that includes its business intelligence platform, which provides customers with the technology to enable them to support users inside and outside the organization, and includes the ability to deploy, control, and manage their deployments; reporting tools that facilitate accessing data, formatting it, and delivering it as information to users inside and outside the organization; and query and analysis products that allow end users to interact with business information and answer ad-hoc questions themselves without advanced knowledge of the underlying data sources and structures. In addition, it offers enterprise performance management tools that enable customers to perform ‘what if’ analysis; create capital plans and strategic forecasts; develop general budgeting, payroll planning, and sales planning; and manage financial consolidations and employee productivity. Business Objects SA serves the consumer packaged goods, communications, financial services, government, healthcare, and retail sectors. The company has strategic relationships with Accenture; International Business Machines Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; Oracle Corporation; Capgemini; Deloitte; Teradata; and Bearing Point. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Levallois-Perret, France. As of January 29, 2008, Business Objects SA is a subsidiary of SAP AG.

Acquisitions (2)

Dec 6, 2006Unknown
Jul 9, 2002$65M (terms undisclosed)

Current Team (3)


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Competitors (6)

  • Actuate provides software and services to develop and deploy custom business intelligence and information applications.
  • Cognos provides business intelligence and performance management software solutions for organizations.
  • MicroStrategy, a cloud-based platform, provides enterprise software for business intelligence, mobile intelligence and network applications.
  • Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products.
  • Qlik simplifies the way people use data by making it a natural part of how they make decisions.
  • Tableau Software provides easy-to-use software applications for fast analytics and visualization.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    157-159 Rue Anatole France

    Paris, Ile-de-France 92300


Past Team (53)


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