Cindi Howson is the founder of BI Scorecard® (www.biscorecard.com), a resource for in-depth BI product reviews, based on exclusive hands-on testing. She has been advising clients on BI tool strategies and selections for more than 20 years, and first began working with BusinessObjects in 1994. Cindi is the author of “Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App” and “Business Objects XI: The Complete Reference”. Prior to founding BI Scorecard, Cindi was a manager at Deloitte & Touche and a BI standards leader for a Fortune 500 company. She is a TDWI (The Data Warehousing Institute) faculty member, a contributing expert to Information Week, and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Irish Times, Forbes, and Business Week.