Cloud offerings will make up just 3 percent of business intelligence (BI) revenue by 2013, as user adoption will lag far behind the expectations of vendors, according to a Gartner report.
Andreas Bitterer, research vice president at Gartner and author of the report, said that despite every major BI vendor offering a cloud platform by 2013, the market will not be exempt from cloud-related hype and users will not be as keen to embrace it.
"The immediate future of the BI landscape is one of a disconnect between marketing hype about pressing challenges on the one hand and reality on the other," he said. "The need for analytics does not match most organisations' skill requirements [and] vendor hype for cloud-based BI is not reflected in revenue and customer adoption."
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