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.