Why Read This
We know how to address the key business intelligence (BI) challenges of the past 20 years, such as stability, robustness, and rich functionality. Agility and flexibility challenges now represent BI's next big opportunity. Business process professionals realize that earlier-generation BI technologies and architecture, while still useful for more stable BI applications, fall short in the ever-faster race of changing business requirements. Forrester recommends embracing Agile BI methodology, best practices, and technologies to tackle agility and flexibility opportunities. Alternative database management system (DBMS) engines architected specifically for Agile BI will emerge as one of the compelling Agile BI technologies business process pros should closely evaluate and consider for specific use cases.
Tags: Analytics Applications, Application Strategy & Selection, Business Intelligence, Data Management, Data Modeling, Database Management Systems (DBMSes), Information Management, OLAP, Packaged Applications, Query & Reporting Tools, Sourcing & Procurement, Sourcing Strategy & Execution