April 17, 2017
Excitement continues to grow around organizations realizing the potential of big data through powerful analytics and data visualization. It is a competitive differentiator when more personnel
are able to apply insights easily to daily decisions or build data-centric
applications to drive new lines of business or analytics
Organizations need a strategy for a modern data platform that can support users who need more than traditional BI and OLAP provide but don’t have the specialized skills of advanced data scientists. They need easy, highly visual, self-service data interaction capabilities for big data. With the growing importance of cloud-based platforms as repositories of big data, organizations should also explore technologies that work with popular cloud-based data storage so that users can access the data with fewer intermediate steps.
This TDWI Checklist Report focuses on six key considerations for modern data platforms that enable more users to benefit from big data through easier to use, visual big data analytics.