Interesting excerpt from InformationWeek:

A Gartner survey of 1,400 CIOs earlier this year found that business intelligence was their top IT priority, surpassing even security. The average company has between six and 10 business intelligence products, leading to conflicting analytical results and higher costs, said Jeff Raikes, president of Microsoft's business division, in a teleconference announcing PerformancePoint. The trend is to cut that number down to tools from just a couple of vendors.