One of the BI/BPM world's worst kept secrets is officially announced - SAP has bought Business Objects for $6.8, billion nearly twice as much as Oracle bought Hyperion for.
There were some (aherm) who thought this was just a rumour to inflate BOBJ's share price. It leaves Cognos as the only big "independent" in amongst the major players. Let the rumours begin (or rather continue)... I don't think this guy is too far off the mark