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QlikTech CEO's Weapon: Frustration With Big BI

By John Gallant
April 1, 2011 03:41 PM ET

CIO - According to Gartner Group, the business intelligence market is in the midst of a massive bifurcation, splitting into two camps of traditional BI solutions - sold by the IBMs, Oracles and SAPs of the technology world - and the so-called data discovery platform providers led by QlikTech International AB, which was founded in Sweden and is headquartered in Radnor, PA. QlikTech CEO Lars Bjork sees his traditional BI rivals as slow to change and inflexible, and he's trying to empower tech-savvy business users to mine their own insights and ideas from corporate data.

In this installment of the IDG Enterprise CEO Interview Series, Bjork talked with IDGE Chief Content Officer John Gallant about making BI more relevant for more employees and why QlikTech isn't trying to bypass IT - the buyer of traditional BI solutions. He also talked about how QlikTech's tools enabled police to quickly snag a sniper and could help you win your fantasy football league.

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