The Future of BI
It is clear that the trend has been and will continue to be toward ever more mobile solutions. This isn't to say that it's already standard, however. "We have customers that are absolutely still in the old environment, as amazing as that is," says Bernardo. "These are very large, very sustainable businesses."
Even with the weight of their past success, however, these companies will have to make the transition if they want to maintain their edge in coming years.
"Is it still possible to do business without mobility? Absolutely," he says. "Is it still possible to remain competitive [without it]? The answer would be no."