By Ted Cuzzillo
Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 10:48 AM
As Stephen Few delivered his keynote address at the recent Tableau customer conference in Seattle, he suddenly broke his rhythm to look at someone in the audience. "Is that Howard Dresner?" he wondered, surprised. It was. Howard is the man who as a Gartner analyst in 1989 revived the term "business intelligence," and he's one of the industry's patriarchs.