Focused on consolidating and integrating the
Include spreadsheets as part of your BI tool portfolio.
It is a best practice, from an enterprise perspective, to include Microsoft Excel as part of your BI tool portfolio, though this will occasionally produce push-back from the IT team.
If you are new to BI and have a green field regarding vendors, you can conduct a typical vendor evaluation with the capability "bake-off" to determine the winner, but if you have multiple BI tools in place, you may not have that luxury.
From an enterprise perspective, almost all businesses need the following set of BI categories: reporting, ad-hoc analysis, OLAP, dashboards, and spreadsheet integration.