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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.

About the author >

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 rpowell@wi.rr.com.

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June 2011 Archives

If you haven't had time to read my interview with Tony Fisher, CEO of DataFlux, take a minute or two to hear what Tony had to say about why they acquired Baseline Consulting and how customers are reacting to the acquisition.

Posted June 27, 2011 3:43 PM
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Each year, BARC (Business Application Research Center) conducts The BI Survey, the largest global survey of business intelligence usage. The survey gauges feedback from approximately 3000 BI professionals and provides a wealth of information on the factors - strategic and product-related - that contribute to the most successful BI implementations.

If you are in the market for a BI tool, or you simply want to see how your product compares to the rest of the market, I encourage you to take part in this year's survey - The BI Survey 10. You have to act quickly because the survey will close soon. (All participants receive a summary of the findings and have a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.)

Just click here to take part in The BI Survey 10.

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Posted June 17, 2011 9:00 AM
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