Most companies only analyze subsets of their business data and fragmented data in several places â€“ there is nothing â€śbigâ€ť about that. By freeing IT time and resources, the process of analyzing your data can be streamlined, ensuring that all the data is in the system, complete, and available. With the operations, implementation, and data management outsourced and IT teams being used as dedicated shepherds of data into and out of the system, executives get the smartest data at their fingertips.
Business Intelligence is a huge market. It is more important than ever to understand that projects are still built by small teams of BI specialists. The future â€“ and to a great extent uncharted territory â€“ is generated BI applications. With hundreds of applications, each of them is slightly different. We have already seen this happening in different parts of the IT industry. We have witnessed what has happened to operations, even in small teams, and their ability to command large IT infrastructures with hundreds of machines.