The Modern Approach to Business Intelligence

Overview | What you'll learn: 

Your organization has plenty of data, and you understand the nuances of your marketplace. But traditional approaches to business intelligence are too slow, inflexible, and expensive. You need an approach to business intelligence that is governed and scales yet allows your business users to ask and answer their own questions with data.

The benefits of making decisions with data are well-documented. A recent Economist Intelligence Unit survey found that 43 percent of senior executives believe data is “extremely important” to strategic decision-making. But despite the abundance of evidence, traditional approaches to business intelligence (BI) often fail to unlock the power of data. BI software, specifically, is too often complicated, inflexible, and slow.

This report outlines seven key attributes of the modern approach to business intelligence that will help you quickly see, understand, and share analytics. Whether you’re working with data in spreadsheets, warehouses, or across disparate data sets, consider these attributes when evaluating software tools to empower your entire organization—from executives to analysts, to IT, across departments and geographic locations, in the office and on the go.

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