Self-Serve Business Intelligence at a Reasonable Cost!

A Cost-Effective Business Intelligence Solution for Every User!
Server-Based BI Tools Pricing with No Sticker Shock! We all know the frustration of seeing something you really like, something you really need and then finding out that the price is not as low as you thought. Whether it is an item of clothing or those concert tickets with all the service fees added on, you know what I am talking about.
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Is Your Self Service BI Tool REALLY Self-Serve?

Don't Accept Anything Less Than True Self Service BI Tools!
Sometimes Self Service BI Software Isn't Really Self-Serve! Today's businesses and business users are more demanding than ever. No one has patience these days for tools, applications or products that offer no value or are frustrating or restrictive. So, when you hear the term 'self-serve business intelligence', you had better be sure you know whether the claim is valid before you choose a product.
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Advanced Analytics that is Easy Enough for All Business Users

Data Discovery Software that Will Guide Users at Every Step!
Augmented Analytics and Advanced Data Discovery for Business Users! Augmented analytics can help your business users to find and understand critical data and to do their jobs more effectively. Without the knowledge of a data scientist or an IT professional, business users can perform advanced analytics, using features that guide and make recommendations at every step so that data is prepared, viewed and analyzed in a way that ensures clarity and a comprehensive understanding of trends, patterns, and data sensitivity and success thresholds.
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Business Intelligence Tools for Business Users

Restrictive BI Tools are Not the Answer
Self-Serve Business Intelligence Provides a Competitive Advantage! An enterprise that employs restrictive business intelligence tools is losing competitive advantage and crucial business opportunities every day. To get the most out of business intelligence software, an organization needs a self-serve business intelligence dashboard that will allow business users to access data integrated from multiple sources and analyze that data with ease, using business intelligence reporting that incorporates sophisticated features in a simple, interactive environment.
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Analytics Translator? Citizen Data Scientist? What is the Difference?

Analytics Translator? Citizen Data Scientist? What is the Difference?
There is a new business role on the horizon and, at first glance, it may seem very much like a role that was introduced a few short years ago. This new enterprise role is known as an 'Analytics Translator' and, while there is some confusion regarding the distinction between this role and the newly minted Citizen Data Scientist or Citizen Analyst, there are some subtle but important differences. In a previous article (What is an Analytics Translator and Why is the Role Important to Your Organization?), we discussed the definition of an Analytics Translator. Here, we will discuss the role of Citizen Data Scientist and Analytics Translator and how they differ. To understand these roles, let's look first at the somewhat more familiar role of Citizen Data Scientist (AKA Citizen Analyst).
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Self-Serve Data Preparation for Business Users

Augmented Data Preparation Saves Time and Produces Results
Is Self-Serve Data Preparation Really Possible? Your business users are ready to do the job! They have a lot of data spread across the enterprise in various data repositories and forms and they want to pull it all together and analyze the data to get the answers to the questions you ask them every day. But, preparing that data is not easy.
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What is an Analytics Translator and Why is the Role Important to Your Organization?

What is an Analytics Translator and Why is the Role Important to Your Organization?
Today, enterprises recognize the critical value of advanced analytics within the organization and they are implementing data democratization initiatives. As these initiatives evolve, new roles emerge in the organization. The newest of these analysis-related roles is the 'analytics translator'. As the enterprise considers the relevance of this new role within the business, it is important to understand the responsibilities of an Analytics Translator, and how this role might help the organization to achieve its goals.
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Self-Serve BI Must Support Business Users

Self-Serve BI Tools Are Just the Beginning!
Does Your Self-Serve BI Tool Provide Flexibility to Support Social BI? Self-serve business intelligence tools are no longer new. Nearly every BI tool vendor has an offering in the market. But, not every business intelligence tool is equally useful.
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Citizen Data Scientists Benefit the Biz

Smarten Self Serve BI Creates Citizen Data Scientists
If you are interested in, or work in, technology, you are familiar with Gartner and its analysis and predictions for the world-wide technology landscape. One of the key predictions Gartner has made in the past few years is the advent and growth of data democracy and the increasing importance of Citizen Data Scientists.
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Mobile BI for Business Users is Too Expensive – Myth#5

Mobile BI

Debunking Common Business Intelligence Myths Myth #5: It is Expensive and Time-Consuming to Give Mobile BI to Business Users

There is no way to avoid the hype and claims swirling around the business intelligence market today. But, if your organization is trying to institute a self-serve BI initiative, choose a new BI tools solution or change from one BI solution to another, it must first debunk the myths surrounding the market and dispense with the market hype. Otherwise, the enterprise is not likely to achieve its goals, empower its business users or enjoy the rapid ROI and low TCO it requires. If you find it difficult to sort through the buzz and choose the right BI tools, don’t be discouraged. We can help!
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