We live in a fast-paced, information hungry society that not only expects but demands instant and up-to-date information. In any given second in a day, 7,342 tweets are sent; 741 Instagram photos uploaded; 56,240 Google searches are carried out and 2.5 million emails sent (InternetLiveStats). At a time when toddlers are using iPads proficiently and grandparents are Skyping, why are some businesses still ‘making do’ with archaic business intelligence (BI) systems? In such a tech-savvy society, it’s crazy that organisations are battling with unwieldly legacy systems that are failing to deliver instant and accurate insights. So, now’s the time for the channel to educate its customers on the issues and risks of using legacy systems so that we can say “bye bye, legacy BI” once and for all!
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