Self-service BI is a popular topic these days. It is beneficial to the IT staff developing the BI environment—they are freed up to do more value-added activities. It is quite useful for technologically savvy business analysts or data scientists—they can begin producing their own analytical results. But the biggest beneficiaries are the business users who have shied away from BI because they felt it did not suit their skill sets, whether because the environment was too complicated, the interfaces were too difficult to use, or the information was too hard to understand. This large audience of potential BI consumers has specific requirements to make BI more consumable. Do you have what it takes to extend BI to this business community?
You will learn:
- The technological architecture needed to support self-service BI
- The characteristics of the three categories of information workers
- What it takes to create world-class, self-service BI environments for information consumers
- Best practices for successful support of information consumers