September 29, 2020
Today’s challenge isn’t acting on your data; it is understanding the choices and options and then being able to differentiate the benefits and risks in order to make smarter decisions.
In the past, business users relied on technologists to deliver data, reports, and analytics tools. Today’s business users have developed analytics and technical skills to support their duties. They have begun preparing data and using a new generation of analytics tools geared to decision makers.
The concept of “analytics for everyone”—delivering analytics tools and methods to the masses—is gaining traction in today’s hyper-competitive business environment. Today’s business users don’t have time to wade through countless lists, numerous reports, and piles of data; they need assistance in focusing their efforts to streamline and simplify their decision making.
This Checklist Report is designed to help the reader identify core issues to consider when democratizing analytics to empower the organization.