Gartner Research

How to Architect the BI and Analytics Platform

Published: 11 August 2014

ID: G00265003

Analyst(s): Joao Tapadinhas


Many organizations have a business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform that doesn't deliver according to expectations. Learn how to rearchitect it to improve the impact on the organization and increase users' satisfaction.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Acknowledge Misperceptions, Evolve Beyond the Monolithic Mindset
  • Build Upon the Gartner Business Analytics Foundational Tools
    • Follow the Business Analytics Framework
    • Leverage the Spectrum of Analytics Capabilities
    • Apply a Pace Layer Model Approach to the BI and Analytics Platform
  • Rearchitect the BI and Analytics Platform
    • Information Portal
    • Analytics Workbench
    • Data Science Laboratory
  • Understand the Characteristics of a Tiered BI and Analytics Platform

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