Gartner Says Business Intelligence Software Market to Reach $3 Billion in 2009 Gartner's CIO Survey ranked BI as number one technology priority for 2006 London, UK, 7 February 2006 - New license revenue in the worldwide business intelligence (BI) software market is poised for constant growth through 2009, when the market is projected to reach $3 billion in 2009, according to the latest forecasts by Gartner Inc. In 2006, the market is estimated to reach 2.5 billion, a six percent increase from 2005.
Description: Looking for professionals in Microsoft Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing who have a proven track record of success within industry. The position requires a broad range of skills and the ability to step in to different roles depending on the size and scope of an engagement both internally and at client sites. The qualified candidate would have proven experience developing successful Microsoft-based Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse solutions.
Requirements: * 10+ years of experience developing Business Intelligence solutions with Microsoft database, ETL and OLAP technologies (SQL Server, SSIS, Analysis Services) * Demonstrated understanding of multi-dimensional database design and architecture. * Ability to develop business requirements and translate them into a data warehouse dimensional model. * Demonstrated ability to develop front-end reporting and analytical solutions that meet the business needs. * Microsoft SQL Server data modeling and development (10 years) * Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services design and development (5 years) * Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (2 years) * Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services design and development * Understanding of Data Warehouse Methodologies, preferably using Kimball Methodology * Demonstrated leadership aptitude and ability to work effectively within a team environment
SetFocus is seeking professionals with Analyst and/or Data Warehousing backgrounds for Business Intelligence consulting positions across the country. Apply Today: www.setfocus.com/Apply/defaultbi.aspx
Successful candidates have had backgrounds as:
Business Intelligence Analyst, Database Developer, SQL Programmer, Financial Analyst, Business Analyst, System Analyst, Software Developer, Dir. of IT, VP of IT and / or experience with Cognos, Siebel, SAP, Business Objects, SAS, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Microstrategy, Information Builders, ProClarity, CA, or Actuate.
1 st Generation – Traditional analytics (query and reporting)
2 nd Generation – Traditional generation (OLAP, data warehousing)
2.5 nd Generation – New traditional generation
3 rd Generation - Advanced analytics
Rules, predictive analytics and realtime data mining
ISQS 6339, Data Mgmt & BI
Business Intelligence Classifications ISQS 6339, Data Mgmt & BI Traditional Analytics 1 st Generation Analytics (Query & Reporting) 2 nd Generation Analytics (OLAP, Data Warehousing) Advanced Analytics/Optimization Rules Predictive Analytics Real-time and traditional Data Mining Stream Analytics* Real-time , continuous, sequential analysis (ranging from basic to advanced analytics) * In lieu of stream analytics, “embedded analytics,” although architecturally different, could potentially play the same role 3 rd -Generation BI Legacy BI “ New Traditional” Analytics “ 2.5-Gen” Analytics (In-Memory OLAP, Search-Based) Source: Bill O’Connell IBM, Aug 2007
Business Intelligence Use Cases ISQS 6339, Data Mgmt & BI Traditional Analytics 1 st Generation Analytics (Query & Reporting) 2 nd Generation Analytics (OLAP, Data Warehousing) Advanced Analytics/Optimization Rules Predictive Analytics Real-time and traditional Data Mining Stream Analytics* Real-time , continuous, sequential analysis (ranging from basic to advanced analytics) * In lieu of stream analytics, “embedded analytics,” although architecturally different, could potentially play the same role “ New Traditional” Analytics “ 2.5-Gen” Analytics (In-Memory OLAP, Search-Based) Example Target Solutions : Fraud Detection / Risk CRM Analytic Supply Chain Optimization RFID / Spatial Data Other High-Volume Focus on what is happening RIGHT NOW Focus on what will happen Analytic applications that apply statistical relationships in the form of RULES Focus on what did happen Turning data into information is limited by the relationships which the end-user already knows to look for. Data mining to determine why something happened by unearthing relationships that the end-user may not have known existed. Source: Bill O’Connell IBM, Aug 2007 Real-Time Threshold
List of BI tools ISQS 6339, Data Mgmt & BI No. Tool Version Vendor 1. Oracle Enterprise BI Server 7.8 Oracle 2. Business Objects Enterprise XI r2 Business Objects (now SAP) 3. SAP NetWeaver BI 7.0 SAP 4. SAS Enterprise BI Server 9.1.3 SAS Institute 5. TM/1 & Executive Viewer 9.1 Applix (now IBM) 6. BizzScore Suite 7.2 EFM Software 7. WebFocus 7 Information Builders 8. Excel, Performance Point, Analysis Server 2007/2005 Microsoft 9. QlikView 8 QlikTech 10. Microstrategy 8 Microstrategy 11. Hyperion System 9 Hyperion (now Oracle) 12. Actuate 9.1 Actuate 13. Cognos Series 8 8.3 Cognos (now IBM)