2009 – a promising year?

January 6, 2009
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After being on a semi-hiatus for about two weeks and being overall holiday time, I don’t have much to report on the business intelligence front. However, with a continued talk of tough economic times, massive layoffs, and the need to…

After being on a semi-hiatus for about two weeks and being overall holiday time, I don't have much to report on the business intelligence front.  However, with a continued talk of tough economic times, massive layoffs, and the need to tighten ones belt, whether organizations will really continue to invest in BI and performance management solutions becomes questionable. It's still too early in the year to tell whether or not marketing investments and initiatives by vendors will help ease organizations out of their fear of spending on software.  However, one good thing about business intelligence and performance management in general is that because of the promises of helping increase performance while potentially lowering costs, organizations that tend to over spend and under perform will need to account for their spending more than in the past.  Consequently, the role of BI may become more important in many organizations…

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