The venerable OLAP Report has released the seventh annual BI survey for 2007. The report is reviewed here by Intelligent Enterprise. Not had the opportunity to read it - it's not exactly cheap at $4 995 for three users, hopefully Clarity will see fit to get the credit card out.
Some headlines however; customer 'loyalty' scores increased for Microstrategy, Applix and Microsoft Analysis Services and declined for Hyperion Essbase, Cognos and SAP.
Overall satisfaction with BI is high - 71% of survey respondents reporting that business goals had 'largely' been met.
On the flip-side less than 9% of employees use BI with cost and performance being the biggest obstacles to a wider deployment. 'BI for the masses' not exactly here yet...