BI SIG: Business Intelligence: The State of Play

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  • In this meeting we will discuss what Business Intelligence is and what are its subject areas. Then we will look at two important recent trends in the market - the "Business Intelligence Platform" and the move towards packaged "Analytic Applications".
     

    Presenter

    Richard Taylor, Co-Chair BI SIG - IBM

    Click here to view Richard Taylor's meeting presentation.

     

    Presentation Overview

    Business Intelligence: The State of Play

    In the last two years the Business Intelligence SIG has heard talks on many topics including Customer Relationship Management, Data Mining, Portals, Supply Chain Management. In this session led by a SIG Chair, we will pull these threads together to look at the current state of play in Business Intelligence.

    First we will discuss what Business Intelligence is and what are its subject areas. Then we will look at two important recent trends in the market. The first trend is the emergence of a "Business Intelligence Platform" that many vendors are claiming to have. The reality of these claims will be dissected. The second trend is the move towards packaged "Analytic Applications". The content and value of this packaging will be examined. Finally we will talk about future directions for Business Intelligence. As always audience participation will be greatly appreciated.

     

    About the Presenter

    Richard Taylor

    Richard is Co-Chair of the Business Intelligence SIG. For the last 5 years he has been a Software Architect working on the Red Brick Data Warehouse, now with IBM. Prior to that worked on a number of parallel and distributed computing projects and other database and data warehouse products. Richard has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    Lucie Stern Center
    Community Room
    1305 Middlefield Rd.
    Palo Alto, CA

    Agenda

    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments (please arrive before 7:00 PM)
    7:00-8:30pm presentation and discussion
     

    Cost

    $15 for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
    No registration required

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