The MIT Sloan Management Review (I have a subscription which I value highly) and the IBM Institute for Business Value team up for a project they call The New Intelligent Enterprise. Especially if you were interested in the MESA Metrics that Matter survey, you will find this interesting.
Asked if the respondants had sufficient access to information and analytics to do their job successfully, 41 percent said completely (8 percent) or to a great extent. About a fifth were very much lacking in information and analytics.
Top three uses for analytics: make real-time decisions, improve resource allocations, reduce enterprise costs.
Sounds like typical Automation World readers to me. Check out the article for all the details.