Gartner Research

Overcoming Obstacles That Prevent the Deployment and Use of a Modern BI and Analytics Platform

Published: 22 January 2016

ID: G00292392

Analyst(s): Joao Tapadinhas


There are significant obstacles to the successful deployment and use of a modern BI platform. To get started with the modernization of their BI initiative, BI leaders should follow these best practices that focus on getting the most out of people, processes, platforms and information.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Support Decentralized BI Efforts in Situations Where Business-Driven Solutions Provide Better Results
  • Case Study
  • Improve Information Trust and Governance to Support Self-Service Analytics Across the Business
  • Case Study
  • Implement Agile Processes and Tools That Support the Modern BI Platform
  • Case Study
  • Use Self-Service Data Preparation Tools to Complement Traditional Data Integration to Reduce the IT Backlog and Support the More Complex Data Requirements of Users
  • Case Study
  • Be Open to the Wide Range of BI Tools on the Market That Can Empower Business Users With Self-Service Analytics Capabilities and That Will Keep Costs Contained
  • Case Study

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