Profile of Curt Monash
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Curt Monash has been an industry, product, and/or stock analyst since 1981, specializing in the areas of database management, application development tools, online services, and analytic technologies
Articles by Curt Monash
posted in January 2009
I wrote recently that BI is in a "funk." Let me now offer a few ideas as to why that is so: 1. At its heart, BI is an application development technology. 2. Very few enterprises want to or can change the way they do business. 3. Large BI vendors aren't sure what business they're in. 4. The communication collaboration opportunity is being botched.
Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for data warehouse DBMSs was published late last year. Thankfully, vendors don't seem to be taking it as seriously as usual, so I didn't immediately hear about it... Highlights of this year's Quadrant include...