Business Objects


Basic Information

Business Objects "helps the world's leading organizations track, understand, and manage their business in order to improve enterprise performance. With more than 24,000 customers in 80 countries worldwide, Business Objects is the clear market leader in the business intelligence industry." Headquarters: San Jose, CA Website: CEO: Bernard Liautaud Employees: 3900

Financial Information

Business Objects operates as a stand-alone business as part of the SAP Group. Acquisition occurred first quarter 2008. Revenues: $925.6M (2004) Net Income: $47.1M (2004)

Contact Information

Phone Number: (408) 953-6000
Toll-Free Phone Number: (866) 681-3435

Archived News Stories

09/29/2011 - Customers gain improved insight to outperform financial expectations with SAP® BusinessObjects™ Planning and Consolidation. Read More.

09/16/2011 - Business intelligence and enterprise information management solutions 4.0 releases from SAP® BusinessObjects™ Portfolio now generally available. Read More.

08/17/2010 - Business intelligence fuels growth for small and midsize customers. Read More.

07/28/2010 - SAP ranked the leader in the business intelligence tools market. Read More.

01/19/2010 - SAP announces Zions Bancorporation has adopted closed-loop enterprise performance management to increase profitability, operational control. Read More.

10/27/2009 - SAP to revolutionize business intelligence with new solution that delivers insight at the speed of thought. Read More.

09/28/2009 - The University Clinic Aachen improves risk control with SAP® software. Read More.

09/14/2009 - Emergency Medical Associates stays ahead of Swine Flu outbreaks this back-to-school season with SAP® software. Read More.

06/29/2009 - BeyeNETWORK discusses how SAP BusinessObjects Explorer brings business intelligence to all business users. Read More.

06/16/2009 - SAP ranked number one business intelligence vendor in revenue by leading industry analyst firm. Read More.

04/06/2009 - AmeriHealth Mercy uses SAP(R) BusinessObjects(TM) software to keep costs down and make healthcare more available to those in need. Read More.

12/15/2008 - Companies turn to Enterprise Performance Management solutions from Business Objects to help maximize profitability and contain costs in economic downturn. Read More.

12/10/2008 - Business Objects extends market leadership in on-demand business intelligence with new release. Read More.

08/12/2008 - New enterprise performance management solutions from Business Objects enable customers to link strategy to execution. Read More.

08/05/2008 - Business Objects named a market leader in enterprise business intelligence platforms by Forrester Research. Read More.

07/22/2008 - Business Objects responds to strong customer momentum with compelling new offerings for midsize companies. Read More.

05/20/2008 - Bank of Ireland selects SAP Business Objects as its enterprise business intelligence standard. Read More.

10/07/2007 - SAP to acquire Business Objects in friendly takeover; combined companies to accelerate leadership for business user applications. Read More.

09/27/2007 - Business Objects business intelligence now available to users of Intuit's QuickBooks Enterprise solutions 8.0. Read More.

09/26/2007 - Survey shows majority of corporate executives unable to make informed business decisions. Read More.

09/25/2007 - Business Objects turns text into insight. Read More.

09/17/2007 - Business Objects ups the ante in business intelligence. Read More.

09/17/2007 - Business Objects announces full spectrum business intelligence on demand. Read More.

08/01/2007 - Columbia Valley Community Health trusts Business Objects to help save patient lives. Read More.

06/29/2007 - Business Objects again recognized as the worldwide business intelligence market share leader. Read More.

05/25/2007 - Business Objects sheds light on excellence in using business intelligence with customer awards. Read More.

05/02/2007 - Business Objects charts new direction for business intelligence. Read More.

04/19/2007 - Business Objects wins prestigious 2007 SIIA CODiE award. Read More.

03/14/2007 - Business Objects launches open appliance initiative. Read More.

02/09/2007 - BusinessObjects XI release 2 receives top honors from and IT Week. Read More.

02/08/2007 - Business Objects and Netezza expand relationship to deliver business intelligence solutions for SAP customers. Read More.

01/15/2007 - Business Objects continues momentum in retail industry. Read More.

01/08/2007 - Business Objects rated best in business intelligence by readers of Intelligent Enterprise. Read More.

11/07/2006 - Business Objects honors customers for excellence in Business Intelligence. Read More.

08/02/2006 - Business Objects helps pave the way for performance management at Georgia Department of Transportation. Read More.

07/26/2006 - Business Objects again recognized as the Worldwide market share leader in business intelligence by IDC. Read More.

07/11/2006 - Business Objects announces new data visualization solution for BusinessObjects XI release 2. Read More.

06/19/2006 - Business Objects launches activity based costing solution for Healthcare. Read More.

06/15/2006 - Business Objects survey shows executives suffer from presentation burn out. Read More.

05/10/2006 - Indus announces real-time performance management. Read More.

04/10/2006 - Business Objects introduces Crystal Reports On Demand; new on-demand Business Intelligence solution gives small and mid-sized customers an instant, simple, and secure way to share critical information . Read More.

11/22/2005 - Business Objects prevails against MicroStrategy in appeal of patent infringement and business tort case. Read More.

11/15/2005 - Business Objects announces Crystal Xcelsius; interactive visual analytics let Excel users easily transform spreadsheets into dynamic presentations. Read More.

10/31/2005 - Juneau Police Department standardizes on Business Objects. Read More.

10/27/2005 - Business Objects passes the billion dollar revenue milestone. Read More.

10/19/2005 - Business Objects helps improve financial and operational performance for leading colleges and universities. Read More.

10/06/2005 - Business Objects positioned in the Leader Quadrant in Basel II Risk Management Magic Quadrant. Read More.

10/03/2005 - Business Objects ushers in new era of business intelligence with launch of BusinessObjects Intelligent Question. Read More.

09/13/2005 - Business Objects' 15-year history shows how business intelligence software has been used to make a difference. Read More.

08/30/2005 - Carlson Wagonlit Travel of Brazil cruises to excellence with Business Objects. Read More.

08/22/2005 - KMWorld Magazine names BusinessObjects XI a trend-setting product for 2005. Read More.

08/15/2005 - clicks on profits with BusinessObjects XI. Read More.

08/10/2005 - Business Objects and Bull Services help Michigan Department of Human Services improve business processes and make better decisions. Read More.

07/19/2005 - Orvis standardizes on Business Objects to increase profitability of its multi-channel retailing operations. Read More.

07/12/2005 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics optimizes performance with BusinessObjects XI. Read More.

06/27/2005 - Business Objects announces its Business Intelligence Bill of Rights. Read More.

06/20/2005 - Business Objects, Edgar Online, and Ipedo deliver industry's first XBRL-enhanced business intelligence solution. Read More.

06/17/2005 - Business Objects announces 11th Annual International User Conference; "Business Objects Insight" aims to help organizations perform on an entirely new scale. Read More.

06/14/2005 - Business Objects to deliver trusted information throughout the enterprise for Vivendi Universal Games . Read More.

06/07/2005 - BusinessObjects XI deployed at Turner Broadcasting. Read More.

05/10/2005 - Business Objects helps Catholic Relief Services report on and manage Tsunami relief efforts. Read More.

05/09/2005 - Business Objects delivers performance management applications on trusted BusinessObjects XI platform. Read More.

04/26/2005 - Business Objects helps SAP customers optimize performance using business intelligence. Read More.

04/18/2005 - MySQL and Business Objects announce partnership; companies form business and technology alliance to integrate the MySQL open source database and the BusinessObjects XI business intelligence platform. Read More.

03/24/2005 - MSS implements BusinessObjects XI at ScriptSave. Read More.

03/03/2005 - Business Objects raises the bar in business intelligence security. Read More.

01/11/2005 - Business Objects launches BusinessObjects Knowledge Accelerator XI. Read More.

01/07/2005 - Business Objects wins patent infringement appeal against MicroStrategy; Federal court orders MicroStrategy to stand trial for infringing Business Objects patent. Read More.

12/28/2004 - Borland embeds Crystal Reports from Business Objects in new Delphi 2005. Read More.

12/28/2004 - Edward Hospital and Health Services standardizes on Business Objects for improved enterprise performance. Read More.

11/09/2004 - Business Objects awards customers for excellence in business intelligence. Read More.

10/14/2004 - Business Objects begins global rollout of BusinessObjects 11 beta. Read More.

09/23/2004 - Business Objects to host 10th Annual International User Conference. Read More.

09/01/2004 - Business Objects dominates SQL Server Magazine Readers' Choice awards for best business intelligence products. Read More.

08/25/2004 - Business Objects again rated number one by readers of Intelligent Enterprise for Customer Analytics. Read More.

08/10/2004 - MACTEC selects Business Objects for enterprise performance management; leading engineering design company replaces Cognos with Business Objects. Read More.

08/09/2004 - American Medical Response selects Business Objects for Enterprise Performance Management. Read More.

07/20/2004 - New research highlights the costly disconnect between data and decisions. Read More.

07/12/2004 - Netspoke leverages Business Objects for business intelligence deployment. Read More.

07/08/2004 - Business Objects recognized as the worldwide revenue leader in business intelligence tools by leading industry analyst firm. Read More.

07/07/2004 - Elior uses Business Objects to build a Business Intelligence System in an SAP Environment. Read More.

07/01/2004 - Business Objects announces BusinessObjects 6.5. Read More.

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