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Dresner mobile BI survey reveals interest, trepidation

Security risks and form factor limitations top the list of concerns around mobile business intelligence, according to a new survey by Howard Dresner.

Mobile business intelligence (BI) is a hot topic in the IT press, but what do IT directors, BI managers and BI end users think about the technology?

That’s what Howard Dresner, president and founder of Dresner Advisory Services and a former Gartner analyst, set out to discover in his latest survey. In this podcast with news editor Jeff Kelly, Dresner reveals some of the survey’s findings, including the perceived benefits and drawbacks of mobile BI applications.

In this 12-minute podcast, IT and business professionals will:

  • Find out what is driving the hype around mobile BI. (0:40)
  • Get results of Dresner’s survey revealing mobile BI interest and adoption rates. (1:45)
  • Learn the perceived benefits of mobile BI and how early adopters are using mobile BI in the real world. (2:45)
  • Discover what’s limiting the adoption of mobile BI applications. (5:10).
  • Learn how the evolution of mobile device platforms is likely to affect mobile BI. (11:15)
  • Get Dresner’s advice to companies considering deploying mobile BI applications. (9:05)
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Visit to sign up for an upcoming live webinar with Dresner. All attendees will receive a copy of the complete mobile BI survey results, according to Dresner.

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