The world of analytics is changing. Self-Service Analytical tools like Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI are enabling business users to perform reporting and analytics on their own with little to no support from the IT organization. This trend has evolved due to several factors including:
1) Organizations are flooded with data and IT organizations are not able to keep up. 2) Easier to use Business Intelligence tools make it more efficient for business users to directly create their reports rather than go through IT for a project. 3) IT organizations analytical projects can take several months when a business needs this information in weeks.
Author: Andrew Wells & Kathy Chiang