Valuable study from Forbes Insights in association with Qlik. Makes sense to view it alongside the 2015 State of Self-Service Analytics Report from Logi Analytics with over 800 respondents in the US and UK.
- 91% of business & IT agree it is important for business users to access data and information without relying on IT
- Biggest driver among business users is to get things done in their own time
- On average, self-service BI reduces IT requests by 47% (up from 37% in 2014)
- But only 22% of business users have access to and use self-service BI tools
- 95% of organisations plan to invest in self-service BI in next two years
- Only 36% of business users say they can promote a new insight they've discovered to to standard report delivered by IT
Suggest you also view the 2106 State of Embedded Analytics . Embedding self-service BI in work flows and processes helps not only make better decisions- it helps execute them better.
The global study, which surveyed more than 400 senior IT and business professionals, confirms that self-service data environments deliver stronger returns—with 64% of respondents agreeing that “self-service data analysis models create significant competitive advantage.” At the same time, IT departments and business unit heads alike are concerned about data governance issues impacting everything from data security to its completeness and veracity.