Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those that harnessed the power of this data by empowering business users found competitive advantage and were able to innovate faster. This change caused tension in organizations between the old way and the new modern approach to BI. Tension grew between control and agility, self-service and governance. IT and the business started partnering together to maximize the impact of their data.
Where are things headed next? This paper highlights the top trends for 2017 including:
- Modern BI becomes the new normal
- Data literacy becomes a fundamental skill of the future
- Advanced analytics becomes more accessible