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WEBINAR: BI And Analytics In The Cloud — The Only Way Forward, Or Too Scary To Contemplate?

June 23, 2014

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Whether it's the attraction of speedy implementation and immediate access to new features, or the desire to avoid large upfront investments in hardware and software — our research shows that, for a majority of enterprises, the benefits of obtaining business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities through signing up for an offering based on software-as-a-service (SaaS) now outweigh the risks.

That's not to say that the risks have disappeared. Indeed there's still a considerable proportion of companies that say they have no plans to avail themselves of cloud-based services for their BI needs. But it's clear that while risks are taken into account, they're not the insurmountable stumbling block that's often painted.

This Webinar provides insight into the adoption rate of BI among enterprises, as well as the benefits and concerns that influence a move into the cloud. It also includes recommendations on when to consider BI in the cloud and what to take into account to gain maximum benefit while minimizing risks.

Agenda:

  • When does it make sense to turn to a cloud BI solution?
  • What are the key adoption trends?
  • What are the biggest benefits of cloud BI?
  • What are the biggest concerns?
  • Recommendations

Key takeaways:

  • Gain insight into key trends regarding cloud BI: adoption rates, benefits, and concerns.
  • Learn criteria to help decide whether a cloud BI solution is appropriate.
  • Understand guidelines on what to take into account when selecting a cloud BI solution.

Vendors mentioned: 1010data, Alteryx, Birst, GoodData, Jaspersoft, Matillion, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, SAP, SAS, Tibco, and WeAreCloud (Bime).

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