The future of business intelligence in Australia

Brenton Smith, Business Objects ANZ managing director and Swayne Hill, Cognos ANZ managing director go head-to-head on the future of business intelligence.Hill: With many disparate technologies across the combined Business Objects/Crystal Reports portfolio, your organisation has stated that the product lines will be integrated onto a common platform in about two years.

Future of Business Intelligence: Business Objects and Cognos


Brenton Smith, Business Objects ANZ managing director and Swayne Hill, Cognos ANZ managing director go head-to-head on the future of business intelligence.

Hill:With many disparate technologies across the combined Business Objects/Crystal Reports portfolio, your organisation has stated that the product lines will be integrated onto a common platform in about two years. What do your customers do in the meantime to maintain two very different products, architectures, and approaches?