Self-service BI is a must if the full range of users in an organisation are to benefit from analytics and BI to make and execute better decisions. It is one think to address that at the data-warehouse stage but it must also be integral in the BI & Analytics layer.

To see such a BI platform already working across banking, finance, insurance, pharma and most sectors look at  The Continuum of Self-Service Analytics  and to delve deeper into a security model for self-service BI see Introducing self-service analytics security