Indeed. This quote (from EMEA GM and VP, RoamBI) sums up nicely why the combined mobilization and simultaneous consumerization of business intelligence has such strong legs.
One thing is for sure, and that is that the iPad, and tablets as a whole, have made BI reports more accessible, and fun to use. “There’s been a lot of traction since the launch of the iPad, because of the more real estate and new tools you can use. Our licenses are split between iPhone and iPad, but we are seeing a number of companies now migrating to the iPad.”
BI, it turns out, is one of the most influential causes for iPad adoption in business. Few business leaders realize that while RoamBI continues to land serious deals at enteprise levels, small businesses can get a lot of mobile BI bang for a hundred bucks a year.
“BI was ugly before the iPad”, says Roambi
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