While self-service business intelligence (BI) continues to be the “holy grail” for BI professionals, only 64% of BI professionals rate their self-service initiative successes “average” or lower. One reason is that implementing self-service BI is a complex process. Plus there are various types of users, available tools, and functions that all need to be considered.
In order to succeed, BI managers need a deep understanding of their business users as well as their BI tool capabilities. They also need to map requirements to tools and continually monitor their ever-evolving users and tools.
Wayne Eckerson, TechTarget’s Director of Research in Business Applications and Architecture Media Group, explores the challenges of implementing self-service BI tools and examines the different types of users and tools that will meet their needs.
Read this research report today to discover strategies and tips for self-service BI that includes:
- 10 key best practices for mapping out the right self-service BI initiative
- Causal and power users: Everything you need to know
- Envisioned self-service BI vs. it’s realities and challenges
- And much more.