Business-driven BI: Using New Technologies to Foster Self-Service Access to Insights

Business-driven BI: Using New Technologies to Foster Self-Service Access to Insights


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 functionalities 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 e-guide 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.
11 Sep 2012
11 Sep 2012
30 Page(s)
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