At PASS Summit this year Ted Kummert outlined his views on accelerating insights in the new world of data.  He mentioned in his blog post, that this is an incredible time for the industry, and that data has emerged as the new currency of business.

Given that it’s such an exciting time to be in the industry, we thought this would be an ideal opportunity to ask some of the SQL Server community members attending PASS about what issues from the past they are glad are behind them, and about what industry and technology trends they are looking forward to in the future.

See the entire blog post and video at http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/11/29/the-sql-server-community-look-to-emerging-trends-in-bi-and-database-technologies.aspx.