Demystifying Business Intelligence Data
BI data helps workers perform at a higher level as it becomes easier to access and use—and many workers can now access BI data without IT’s help.
86% of survey respondents said BI data is important to their company—and their ability to do their job—and 89% said this significance has increased in the past 12 months.
Two-thirds said it is simple to access their company’s BI data in a timely manner, with 24% of these respondents saying it is “very” simple.
43% said they can access BI data independently, as opposed to needing others to help them do so.
71% began using BI tools after 2012, and 53% did so starting in 2014.
Greater efficiencies: 26%, Better data management: 25%, Improved business strategy development: 18%
Logistics/operations: 58%, Marketing: 52%, Sales: 52%, Research/product development: 50%, Customer service: 47%
Security 35%, Administrative delays: 24%, Data Flaws: 22%, Insufficient access to data: 18%
Microsoft Power BI: 22%, Oracle: 17%, IBM Cognos: 12%