Leaders must re-think most aspects of IT-Centric BI and Analytics systems. Whilst retaining Good Data Governance they need to allow line-of-business people the ability to visualise and query data, author new reports and dashboards to be shared with authorised recipients. Analysts should be served from the same platform rather than be silos of analytics and insights.
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The emergence of combined BI and analytics platforms has fueled what the market researcher calls “the democratization of analytics” as “every business process [becomes] an analytics process and every person is an analytics user.” The traditional approach in which data scientists and the IT department created “analytics content” through data consolidation and modeling is being replaced by emerging BI platforms that support “IT-enabled development of analytics content” by business users, Gartner said.