There are three things that I think hold this industry back:
1) Under-utilization of data and objective facts.
2) Duplication of efforts by different organizations and individuals.
3) Missing out on opportunities to collaborate to produce more accurate estimates and forecasts of various industry features.
In the interest of reducing Number 2 and, to a lesser extent, Number 1, I am going to release charts that I already have to the general public. At some point, I will post them to the tools section of this website, in a zip file. Feel free to use them in any reports, just please keep the attribution in there. Here is a simple one:
Listened to While Writing this Post:
"Not in Nottingham," Mumford and Sons