SPSS 在首页显著位置公布 An important message for our customers and partners,同 IBM 共同宣布 SPSS 被收购的 definitive agreement。这 SPSS 改名还没几天,又有了这么大的动作,BI 界不太平啊!

IBM 的 Press 里有段话很有意思:As companies attempt to control costs and use resources more wisely, IDC estimates that the worldwide market for business analytics software will swell to $25 billion this year, growing 4% over 2008.(1)