Howard Dresner is Chief Research Officer at Dresner Advisory Services, LLC, an independent advisory firm. He is a well-known authority in the areas of Business Intelligence and Performance Management with more than 30 years of IT industry experience. Previously, he spent 13 years at Gartner, where he was a Research Fellow and Lead Analyst for BI. He also served as Chief Strategy Officer at Hyperion Solutions. Howard is the author of Profiles in Performance – Business Intelligence Journeys and the Roadmap for Change (John Wiley & Sons, November 2009) and The Performance Management Revolution: Business Results through Insight and Action (John Wiley & Sons, November 2007). He publishes several landmark research studies each year: The Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study ® and The Mobile Business Intelligence Market Study. www.business-intelligence-study.com.