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Oct
20
IS "AGILE BI" TRULY AGILE?

Much has been made lately of the wave of “agile” business intelligence applications that allow business users to quickly and readily access data in meaningful ways. The non-technical user can now quickly create analytics and visualizations of complex data without relying on IT for their development and delivery. The focus has largely been on the applications themselves, as if the deployment of these solutions creates an agile delivery of analytics without the implementation of a formal process or methodology.

But are these applications all it takes to be “agile”? While they can certainly be labelled as “self-service”, do they fit the requirements of an agile delivery model? The agile methodology is ch...