Gartner has made four predictions for the near future of business intelligence and analytics. Below are some key predictions
- By 2013, 33% of BI functionality will be consumed via handheld devices.
- By 2014, 30% of analytic applications will use in-memory functions to add scale and computational speed. By 2014, 30% of analytic applications will use proactive, predictive and forecasting capabilities.
- By 2014, 40% of spending on business analytics will go to system integrators, not software vendors.
- By 2013, 15% of BI deployments will combine BI, collaboration and social software into decision-making environments.