By Robert Fox, VP Emerging Technologies, Liaison Technologies
There are few technologies that have the power to impact a business or industry more than business intelligence (BI) software. Yet, it wasn’t long ago that BI was unattainable for all but the largest IT budgets. The on-premise tools were expensive — costing as much as $1 million to install and bring online — and usually required an ongoing commitment to consultants to maintain. Furthermore, these costs didn’t include the resource burden required to transform “intelligence” into measurable outcomes.
Times have changed.