Critical Capabilities for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms
Analytics & BI platforms are evolving beyond data visualization and dashboards to encompass augmented and advanced analytics. Data and analytics leaders should enable a broader set of users with new expanded capabilities to increase the business impact of their investments.
Published by Gartner, sponsored by MicroStrategy
- Analytic and business intelligence (A&BI) platforms still show substantial differences in functional capabilities, particularly in their support for complexity of analysis and data models, as well as in scalability.
- As the market matures, the capabilities offered to build and deliver basic, user-friendly analytic dashboards and interactive visualizations are becoming less differentiated.
- The trend toward assisting users with augmented data discovery functionality continues, but no platform provides a complete capability as of yet.
- The functionality to support the more advanced analytic needs of the emerging citizen data scientist (CDS) group of users varies significantly by platform.