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October 2015

Data discovery tools point the way to bigger BI benefits

Sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics

IT’s habit of locking down company technology systems can be frustrating for modern business users who often have plenty of experience working with technology. But those using data discovery tools are finding business intelligence is moving in the direction of self-service. And while the decentralization of business intelligence is a scary prospect to some, it’s making data analysis easier for a lot of companies.

In the first article in this handbook, see how two companies have implemented data discovery, enabling them to use data that had previously just been lying around. Next, find out how the self-service trend is reflected in products from business intelligence vendors. To close, get insight into how IT fits into the data discovery and self-service landscape.

Table Of Contents

  • Mashups boost data discovery in BI tools
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant report shows BI shift, rift
  • Self-service software doesn’t sideline IT, BI teams