To mark its 10th year in business, Ventana Research has released what it calls its “most ambitious benchmark research undertaking ever.” The new report, titled Business Technology Innovation, identifies six key areas that show promise to become critical differentiators for improvement in business performance and processes. The six areas are as follows: Big Data; Business Analytics; Social Media; Mobile Technology; Business Collaboration; and Cloud Computing. Read more
A recent report from analyst firm IDC reveals that the business analytics market grew by more than 14 percent in 2011, and that it will continue to grow by nearly 10 percent through 2016 to reach $50 billion.
The study, Worldwide Business Analytics Software 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares, examines the business analytics software market for the period from 2007 to 2016, with vendor revenue trends and market growth forecasts. Read more