Gartner Research

Technology Insight for Modern Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms

Published: 12 September 2017

ID: G00331857

Analyst(s): Rita Sallam , Cindi Howson, James Richardson, Joao Tapadinhas , Carlie Idoine

Summary

The analytics and BI platform market's multiyear shift of focus from IT-led reporting to business-led self-service analytics is now mainstream. Data and analytics leaders should invest in modern platforms for greater accessibility, agility and analytical insight from a diverse range of data sources.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Definition
  • Description
    • Data Source: From Relational, On-Premises to All Data Everywhere
    • Data Source: Upfront Modeling — From Required Data Warehouse to Optional
    • Data Ingestion and Preparation: From IT-Produced to IT-Enabled
    • Content Authoring: From IT-Created to Business-User-Created
    • Analysis: From Predefined Reporting to Free-Form Visual Exploration
    • Insight Delivery: From Distribution to Collaborative Storytelling
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Evaluation Factors
  • Recommendations

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