Gartner Research

How to Be Agile With Business Analytics

Published: 27 March 2015

ID: G00270535

Analyst(s): Alexander Linden , Alan D. Duncan , Thomas Oestreich


As the demands of IT service delivery shift toward bimodal capabilities, analytics and business intelligence leaders must introduce increased agility into the business analytics delivery process, in order to increase the agility of the business decision-making process and maximize business value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Improve Agility of Analytic Processes
    • Information Portal
    • Analytics Workbench
    • Data Science Laboratory
  • Build BI and Analytics Teams With a Culture of Analytic Agility
    • Analytic Team Configuration
    • Team Leadership
    • Team Makeup and Skills
    • Data Science Labs Empower Data Scientists
  • Invest in BI and Analytic Environments for Experimentation and Evidence-Based Discovery
    • Data Lakes Can Be Side-Line Barriers
    • Open-Source Tools
    • Smart Data Discovery Tools
    • Cloud-Based Analytics Services

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