Gartner Research

4 Actions to Optimize Your BI Environment

Published: 14 August 2018

ID: G00351609

Analyst(s): Doreen Galli


Optimized business intelligence environments are critical to staying competitive. Technical professionals responsible for BI environments should take four optimizing actions: automate data testing, instantiate performance testing, separate the data layer and deploy with agility.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

The Gartner Approach

The Guidance Framework

  • Prework
  • Action 1: Automate Data Quality Testing
    • Additional Research
  • Action 2: Instantiate Stress and Performance Testing
    • Performance Testing Steps
    • Monitoring Steps
    • Additional Research
  • Action 3: Separate the Data Layer
    • Additional Research
  • Action 4: Deploy With Self-Service BI
    • Preparation Steps
    • Self-Service BI Steps
    • Additional Research
  • Follow-Up

Risks and Pitfalls

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