TDWI Audio Report: BI/Open Source Synergies

Actuate’s Rich Guth discusses an annual survey of enterprise users that shows a high acceptance of open source BI in the enterprise. Guth also shares tips on when and where to consider open source BI for your enterprise, if you haven’t already.

Because open source encourages collaboration, developer interaction can vastly shorten the development window for new products and features. That can mean better products, faster. When is the right time to consider open source BI for your enterprise?

In this interview, we talk with Rich Guth, vice president and general manager of the Java group at Actuate Corp. about the high interest in open source BI. Rich also shares tips on how to determine where and when in the enterprise to consider using open source, and what the pace of mergers and acquisitions in BI means for users.

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