As once common objections and concerns around moving to the cloud (such as security) begin to wane, organizations are identifying and prioritizing their IT and business initiatives that might benefit most from a cloud deployment.
Business intelligence and analytics is one of those key initiatives. Within the next few years, it is predicted that cloud will be the preferred delivery mechanism for analytics. But many organizations are already there. In a Deloitte, EMA and Informatica State of Cloud Analytics Report survey, 70.1% of the respondents say cloud is already an essential part of their analytics strategy.
Author: Tricia Morris