sa-portals

Data to Decisions

BI Self Service: Out of the Shadow and into the Limelight

A key issue that arises in nearly every business intelligence (BI) strategy assessment workshop I’ve conducted is “Shadow BI,” or decentralized and mostly unguided user development. Shadow BI is usually viewed by central BI teams as a negative, and for good cause—it’s uncontrolled development that often creates more data silos and data chaos, report proliferation, performance issues, and other ills. But Shadow BI exists for a reason—users aren’t getting their needs met.

Read the source article at The Decision Factor Blog


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *