“Business intelligence” has been a staple of an effective corporate entity long before computers appeared on the scene, but leaps in computing power, cloud storage and advances in data processing and visualization have allowed businesses to use their resources vastly more effectively.
The advances in business intelligence (BI) also make it accessible to hundreds or thousands of workers throughout the business, instead of just a few dozen data scientists using specialized skills and software. Tableau’s 2019 Business Intelligence Trends report outlines 10 of the top advancements in BI technology and how the discipline is being changed by floods of new data and a more distributed mandate to process, understand and make use of it.
Author: Alex Behrens
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