The idea of mobile business intelligence wasn't born with the emergence of smartphones. It has been around for many years, but not until recently has mobile BI become a buzzword. And BI vendors are now focused on bringing mobile BI products to market.

So what is mobile BI? Speaking broadly, mobile BI provides end users with the capability to access data and make informed decisions on the go. Being away from laptops or offices should no longer restrict executives’ ability to access critical data, and they should not have to rely on months or weeks-old numbers embedded in emails or presentation reports.

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