AI at the core of next-generation BI

AI is part of BI platforms, but this is only the start of a new analytics generation. In a Q&A, Constellation Research analyst Doug Henschen discusses AI tools in BI platforms.

Next-generation BI is upon us, and has been for a few years now. The first generation of business intelligence, beginning in the 1980s and extending through the turn of the 21st century, relied entirely on information technology experts. It was about business reporting, and was inaccessible to all but a very few with specialized skills. The second introduced self-service analytics, and lasted until just a few years ago. The technology was accessible to data analysts, and defined by data visualization, data preparation and data discovery

Author: Eric Avidon

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