Business Intelligence(BI) is playing a larger role in applications today than ever before. More and more developers are discovering the power that a BI tool can add to their products. Today's BI is more than just fancy charts and pretty reports; it spans a broad spectrum of tools and applications that assist users with accessing, analyzing, presenting and sharing data
As a developer, BI can play the role of a saviour, making you the hero of your customers and project team. However, as with anything, the keys to success are choosing the right tools for the job. Attend this session to gain a better understanding of what BI is and how it will add value to any application. Learn about the evolution of BI requirements within an applicationâ€™s lifespan. Finally, users will come away with the knowledge to avoid common pitfalls that they may encounter when integrating BI into their solutions.
Sean is a Product Manager for Business Objects Corp., the world's leading provider of Business Intelligence solutions. Sean's primary responsibility is the integration of Business Objects components into the top Java IDEs. These include the recently released Crystal Reports for Eclipse product, and the integration with IBM Rational Application Developer, BEA Weblogic Workshop, and Borland JBuilder. Sean has presented numerous sessions at technology conferences through North America and Europe. Sean is currently based out of Business Objects' Vancouver Development Center, located in Vancouver, British Columbia.