BI Landscape and a Short History of BI

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When starting something new (this being my first blog post), I thought it would be a good idea to have a pause and have a look back at how the Business Intelligence (BI) landscape has evolved through mergers and acquisitions and shortly review the history of BI.

We used to (at least some of us) talk about Decision Support Systems (DSS) or Executive Information Systems (EIS) before the term “Business Intelligence” became popular. It has often been said that the term was coined by the then-Gartner analyst, Howard Dresner, in 1989, even though the term “Business Intelligence” first appeared in H.P. Luhn’s IBM Journal article: “A Business Intelligence System” back in October, 1958!

Nevertheless, the BI market has grown dramatically and continues to grow (Technology Business Research (TBR) recently predicted that the BI software market will exceed $40 billion by 2018) and it has been characterized by vendor consolidation as in…

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