Category: self-service BI

Does Governance Outweigh the Art of Insight in the Age of AI?

Data visualization tools, desktop data discovery tools, and visual analytics are examples of traditional self-service BI tools that business analysts embrace because they provide a user-friendly way of quickly turning data into insights. These tools are geared toward business analysts that have the skills and knowledge to acquire the right data sets, perform the analysis, and present the insights needed to solve a business problem.

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Making Decisions with Data – Is Data Prep Really Preparing You for Success?

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Data preparation is an essential tool for everyone who wants to get value from sources of information. Whether this data is held in internal applications, derived from partners or supplied by third parties, it will need some work before it can be analysed. More importantly, prepared data must be connected and related to other analytic instances in the enterprise, so teams can collaborate and make better decisions with data.

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Making Decisions with Data – The Role for Data Preparation

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Making use of data within companies is one of those challenges that should deliver huge results. In its FutureScape predictions for 2016, analyst firm IDC estimated that, worldwide, those companies analyzing all their information for actionable insight should see an extra $430 billion in productivity gains, compared to those that did not look at all their data.

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