Forrester Study: The 6 steps to negotiating a better BI deal [RESEARCH]

Many business intelligence (BI) vendors do not publish list prices. Some do not even provide list prices under a nondisclosure agreement to their customers and prospects. Plus, BI pricing and licensing models differ greatly from vendor to vendor, keeping many BI software buyers from having a frame of reference when evaluating proposals from BI vendors. Forrester intends to define a common framework. Bime was part of the investigation.

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Do You Have a Typical SaaS Adopter Profile? Forrester BI Users Survey [RESEARCH]

At Bime we have seen a large shift in BI user habits as users discard more traditional forms of BI for more agile and cost-effective solutions. This Forrester survey on BI users allows participants to express their expectations and plans for implementing BI.

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Forrester: SaaS To Impact 6 Key Software Categories Including Business Intelligence [RESEARCH]

SaaS will steal the show in certain categories but remain a bit player in others, Forrester research shows. Here's a look at how SaaS will affect business intelligence among other software categories for the next two years.

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10 Cloud Predictions For 2011 From Forrester

Forrester analyst James Staten has compiled his list of ten cloud computing predictions for 2011, which build on the gains made over the past year. He sees hosted private clouds and community clouds being increasingly important, cloud computing costs being driven down, and a widening gap between those that take advantage of cloud computing and those that don't. He also predicts that cloud computing will become a more "vibrant, steady market". Drilling in more specifically on IaaS, here are his top 10 expectations.

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