Business Intelligence vendor Yellowfin confirms Dr Robin Bloor as keynote speaker at Think Tank 2014

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, announced today that it has secured respected technology analyst, Dr Robin Bloor, as a keynote presenter at Think Tank 2014.

Think Tank is Yellowfin’s annual BI conference. Think Tank 2014 – to be held in Melbourne, Australia (Yellowfin’s international headquarters) – will run across Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 May 2014.

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“A respected independent technology analyst, Robin is a leading authority and influencer in the BI industry,” said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. “We’re thrilled to secure someone of Robin’s caliber to help set the scene for two days of fantastic learning at Think Tank 2014.

“Robin’s keynote will deliver an insightful, concise and impactful view of the enterprise IT market. Which, in 2014, is being driven by BI investment and development.”

Bloor’s presentation will form part of the Think Tank 2014 opening address on day one of the conference, Monday 26 May.

Bloor’s presentation will cover:

  1. The ‘Big Data curve’ and what it means
  2. Disruption in computer hardware technology
  3. Technology revolutions from the mainframe to the Internet of Things
  4. Data flow and software architecture
  5. The analogy of the biological system to BI
  6. The ‘Data Scientist’
  7. Latencies in BI and why they matter
  8. The consumerization of BI

An in-demand speaker and author, Bloor has published many papers and several books, including his best-selling business book "The Electronic Bazaar: From the Silk Road to the eRoad", which was featured as book of the week by Times and referred to as "a classic" by Publisher’s Weekly.

Bloor is the Chief Analyst at Bloor Research, a US media savvy enterprise IT analysis, research and publishing firm he co-founded in 2010. He was also the founder (in 1989) of the UK technology analysis company Bloor Research.

Bloor’s presentation will add to a wide range of BI learning and networking opportunities on offer at Think Tank 2014, including:

  • Two days of BI best practice and case study presentations
  • Technical training seminars, workshops and ‘How To’ presentations
  • Keynote presentations delivered by renowned industry thought leaders

Yellowfin’s global 2014 Think Tank conference will be held throughout Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 May at the Melbourne Conference & Training Center (1/477 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia).

For more information, and to register, GO HERE >

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About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit

About Bloor Research

Founded in 1989, Bloor Research is one of the world’s leading IT research, analysis and consultancy organizations – distributing research and analysis to IT user and vendor organizations throughout the world via online subscriptions, tailored research services and consultancy projects. With its core research activities underpinning a range of services, from research and consulting to events and publishing, Bloor Research is committed to turning knowledge into client value across all of its products and engagements. For more information, visit

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