Dusting Off the Data Warehouse

Businesses all over the world have spent millions and millions building data warehouses and implementing Business Intelligence (BI) without coming anywhere near the promised business benefits.

That is about to change.

And the thing that will change this is interactive, visual analytics on tablets.

Tablets and modern interactive graphics are a match made in heaven. Business users who will reluctantly spend half an hour looking at a BI report will happily spend hours playing around with their business data when presented beautifully. The demos I have seen here at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco show that this future is already here. You can finally unlock the value you have accumulated in your expensive data warehouses.

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