Use Data Virtualization to Achieve Self-Service BI – Part 1
Dynamic Times Require Dynamic BI
Today’s IT organizations face the daunting task of responding to constantly changing business demands, many of which require timely development of new or revised IT solutions.
End users are adding new and unforeseen demands for fast access to information to support a myriad of business challenges including mergers and acquisitions, shortening product lifecycles, more personalized products, the explosion of social media and mobile computing and more.
Has IT’s mission to support business’s dynamic information needs become an impossible quest?
Business No Longer Waits For IT
In true Darwinian fashion, the business side of most organizations is now taking greater responsibility for fulfilling its own information needs rather than depending solely on already-burdened IT resources.
For example, in a 2011 survey of over 625 business and IT professionals entitled Self-Service Business Intelligence: TDWI Best Practices Report, @TDWI July 2011,The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) identified the…
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