SharePoint Intelligence Conference Bellevue KeyNote Take Aways

In Bellevue for the conference, key takeaways from keynote.

Self service BI tools are compelling in SharePoint 2010 in conjunction with SharePoint SQL Server 2008 R2 and upcoming SQL Server 2012.
Adoption of SharePoint is being driven by organizatizations seeking a unified Infrastructure reducing impact to IT freeing time for strategic initiatives

LINQ and integrated Voice Messaging worth looking into, shows presence in SharePoint 2010 and an interesting feature in Outlook that summarizes cm in text and search.

Unified Communications offer potential ROI opportunities.