Gartner Research

Select the Right Analytics and Business Intelligence for the Right User and Use Case

Published: 01 June 2018

ID: G00356508

Analyst(s): Cindi Howson


Data and analytics leaders want to reduce the complexity of their analytics and BI portfolios by relying on a single vendor, but no one vendor offers all the best capabilities, and innovation challenges a single-vendor approach. Instead, investments should match the right tool to the right user.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Stop Pursuing a Single-Vendor Approach for All Analytics and BI When It Compromises Achievement of Business Benefits
  • Segment Users and Deploy Corresponding Analytics and BI Tools, Based on Each Segment's Use Cases and Required Capabilities
  • Be Prepared to Use Capabilities From Multiple Vendors to Provide the Best Functionality and Keep Pace With Innovation
  • Make the Most of Technology Investments by Reducing Overlaps Within a Tool Category or Use Case

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