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China Summary Translation: Think Twice Before Changing Business Intelligence Tool

Published: 18 November 2015

ID: G00293201

Analyst(s): Alan D. Duncan , Daniel Yuen


Organizations' reasons for changing BI tools or analytics platforms aren't always clear — or justified. This report describes how BI and analytics leaders can validate a movement for change and ensure that a switch is right for their business.

Table Of Contents



Think Twice Before Changing Business Intelligence Tool

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Check Whether a Change of Technology Is Required for Functional Reasons
  • Assess Underlying Motivations for Change, to Appreciate the Full Picture
  • Act as If Business Change Is Required, Whether or Not Technological Change Is Necessary

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