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Ron Powell

Thanks for visiting my blog. As co-founder of the BeyeNETWORK, acquired by TechTarget in 2010, I am privileged to participate in many industry-related activities as a BeyeNETWORK expert covering business intelligence and analytics. These events provide me with a unique insider perspective into the business intelligence ecosystem, its products and the vendors that provide those products. I'll be sharing that invaluable information with you through this blog, which will also be a reflection my business philosophy. And, just to make this interesting, I'll be sure to include my personal point of view on a wide range of topics and share some of the stories of people I meet in my travels.

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Ron, an independent analyst and consultant, has an extensive technology background in business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing. In 2005, Ron founded the BeyeNETWORK, which was acquired by Tech Target in 2010. Prior to the founding of the BeyeNETWORK, Ron was cofounder, publisher and editorial director of DM Review (now Information Management). Ron also has a wealth of consulting expertise in business intelligence, business management and marketing. He may be contacted by email at

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November 2009 Archives

A recent survey conducted by Adaptive Planning and BPM Forum revealed that the uncertain economic environment will cause 60% of the surveyed companies to re-plan, re-forecast, and perform what-if analyses more frequently in the next quarter. Participants included financial professionals from companies of all sizes in more than 20 industries. I believe that the survey demonstrates the need to be proactive and demonstrates the importance of performance management and business intelligence. I really hope that we have seen the bottom and will avoid a second dip in this recovery.Untitled

Posted November 16, 2009 7:00 AM
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