Business intelligence has gone through multiple iterations in the past few decades. While BI's evolution has addressed some of the technology and process shortcomings of the earlier management information systems, BI teams still face challenges. Enterprises are transforming only 40% of their structured data and 31% of their unstructured data into information and insights. In addition, 63% of organizations still use spreadsheet-based applications for more than half of their decisions. Many earlier and current enterprise BI deployments:

Agile BI And Big Data Deliver Parts Of The Solution BI pros have not been resting on their laurels. Over the past few years, they have started to embrace and deploy multiple new approaches and technologies to address the limitations of earlier BI environments. Two of the most recent technology and process enhancements to BI have the potential to offer great value, but they still come up short if BI pros pursue them as two separate paths.

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