After posting my article about whether the economic crisis will be positive for BI I came across a post on Judith Hurwitz’s blog which was related to this and worth reading. The full article may be read by clicking here and relates to her top technology predictions 2009. The BI-specific piece is number 11. In this Judith predicts demand for software that will enable companies to “anticipate trends and customer needs”.
Judith Hurwitz is an infrastructure and enterprise software industry analyst and strategy consultant. Her specialties include service oriented architectures, service management, distributed architectures, systems and applications management, information management, collaborative computing and social networking.