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Unformatted text preview: Using Open Source BI in the Real World Mark Madsen, Founder, Third Nature MySQL Conference from O'Reilly Media 23 minutes, recorded 2009-04-23 This podcast is available at: http://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/audio/download/ITC.MYSQL-MarkMadsen-2009.04.23.mp3 Often, our predictions about the future are based on the present--what we think we will want in the future based on what we want now. Analysts make predictions about the future, but because they live in the same world as the general public, they can't always see the innovations and practices which will become common practice any more than the general public can. Mark Madsen explains that analysts have made predictions about the future of open source and Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing software but those predictions are based on the stance of safety and resistance to risk of the general public. Some early adopters are using OS BI/DW software. These companies do so because as supply of the general public....
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- Spring '09
- Database management system, Free software, The Real World, Mark Madsen