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The BI Survey 18: The World's Largest Survey of BI Software Users

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Business Intelligence

If you want the real scoop on the best BI solutions, you’ve got to ask the people who use them every day. So, that’s exactly what BARC did. They talked to over 3,000 users and analyzed over 36 products for their BI Survey 18.

And BI users voted Qlik® #1 when it comes to ease of use, query performance, and visual analysis in the large international BI vendors peer group. They also named Qlik a clear leader when it comes to business value, customer satisfaction, and more.

Redefining The Role of IT in a Modern BI World

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Business Intelligence

As self-service analytics becomes the norm, the role of IT is evolving from a producer to a strategic partner. IT professionals are helping their organizations transition from a traditional top-down approach to analytics driven by IT to a self-service approach enabled by IT and led by the business. This change requires a new framework and overall strategy. Organizations must revisit past decisions supporting the core foundational components of a BI program—people, process, and platform—and make adjustments, as outlined in this paper.

Define Analytics: The Changing Role of BI’s Favorite Catch-All Term

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Business Intelligence

Learn about the evolving role analytics plays in organizations and businesses worldwide. Why has analytics persisted as an industry buzzword? What makes visual data analysis the gold standard for business analytics? And how have advanced and smart analytics changed the game for data discoverability? Find out why BI applications have evolved to embrace all stages of the analyst’s flow, and what that means for innovation in the workplace.

This paper highlights the key terms surrounding analytics today, and discusses: