Open-source BI Going Mainstream, Gartner Says

Article Source ComputerWorld
January 4, 2010, 3:00 am

Adoption of open-source business intelligence software is doubling every year because the products are viewed as “good enough” for routine applications, according to a recent report by Gartner Inc. analyst Andreas Bitterer.
Commercial BI software vendors still have superior BI technology, she wrote, but “open-source is slowly becoming just another sourcing option for everyday BI requirements.” No longer just an option for cash-strapped organizations, open-source BI tools are going mainstream, Bitterer said…