Business Intelligence Slideshow: Business Intelligence Solutions Cause IT Headaches

By Jennifer Lawinski  |  Posted 05-23-2011

Business Intelligence Solutions Cause IT Headaches

95% of companies surveyed use between one and four BI products.

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Criteria for Choosing BI Solutions (percent respondents):Functionality (27% )Cost (27%)Agility (23%)

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Why respondents don't deploy BI solutions:27% say it's cost prohibitive26% say they don't have the staff resources22% say they don't have buy-in from management16% say it's too technically challenging

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Mobile BI use:Only 8% of respondents use mobile BI solutions.

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Reasons why respondents don't use mobile BI:30% say users don't need it27% say they don't have in-house tech expertise11% say senior management won't buy-in10% say it's too expensive

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Who uses BI? (percent respondents)Operations (25%)Executives (20%)IT (18%)Finance (15%)

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What about the Web? 85% of respondents rank having a web-based BI deployment as "important" or "very important."

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Spending on the rise45% of respondents say they will spend more on BI in 2011 than in 201033% say they will spend the same

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Timeline of BI implementation45% of respondents say their BI deployment took "months"15% say it took more than a year18% say it took "too long to remember"

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Biggest problems with BI (percent respondents):The solutions have limited capabilities (26%)Lengthy and difficult development cycles (24.5%)It can't connect to company data easily (24.5%)Solutions don't adapt to new requirements (17%)Solutions don't work with legacy technologies (8%)

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