Decision Tool

BI Citizen-Developer-Authored Apps Risk Assessment

October 18th, 2023
With contributors:
Aaron Katz , Michele Goetz , Kim Herrington , Diego Lo Giudice , Karsten Monteverde , Fayzan Sabri , Jen Barton


Data democratization, low-code platforms, citizen developers, and citizen data scientists work in the opposite direction from tight data governance, risk management, and regulatory compliance. Finding the right middle ground between these forces is a delicately orchestrated process that Forrester calls business intelligence (BI) governance. Technology and data executives can use this tool to jump-start BI governance processes by assessing the risk of BI applications developed by non-application/non-data professionals.

Want to read the full report?

This report is not available for purchase at this time.

Forrester helps business and technology leaders use customer obsession to accelerate growth. That means empowering you to put the customer at the center of everything you do: your leadership strategy, and operations. Becoming a customer-obsessed organization requires change — it requires being bold. We give business and technology leaders the confidence to put bold into action, shaping and guiding how to navigate today's unprecedented change in order to succeed.