Rapid Insight with Results: Harnessing Analytics in the Cloud
October 17, 2016
Today's data-driven organization is faced with magnified urgency around data volume, user needs, and compressed decision time frames. In order to address these challenges, many organizations are exploring cloud-based environments.
Early generations of cloud-based solutions and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications were typically considered to be lighter in functionality and lower in performance. During this time, the ubiquitous web browser was the tool of choice for delivering software capabilities. Nowadays, as cloud-based infrastructure has become more robust and pervasive, and technological firepower has advanced significantly, companies are trusting more critical functionality to the cloud.
Combining evolved cloud infrastructure with developments in BI has borne a new generation of cloud-based environments that are delivering significant business value.