Analytic Architectures: Approaches to Supporting Analytics Users and Workloads
Published: March 1, 2011
In this research report written by Wayne Eckerson, Director of Research for TechTarget, Wayne proposes that there are four main types of intelligences designed to turn data into information and information into insights and action: business intelligence (BI), analytic intelligence, continuous intelligence and content intelligence. He proposes that in the next decade, BI leaders will need to embrace all four types of intelligence to deliver BI applications that deliver lasting value to their organizations.
Executive SummaryThis report proposes that there are four main types of Intelligences designed to turn data into information and information into insights and action: business intelligence (BI), analytic intelligence, continuous intelligence, and content intelligence. In the next decade, BI leaders will need to embrace all four types of Intelligence to deliver BI solutions that deliver lasting value to their organizations.
There is a natural tension between business...
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About the Author
- Wayne has been a thought leader in the business intelligence field since the
early 1990s. He has conducted numerous research studies and is a noted speaker,
blogger, and consultant. He is the author of two widely read books: Performance
Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business
(2005, 2010) and The
Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders
is currently director of BI Leadership Research, an education and research
service run by TechTarget that provides objective, vendor neutral content to
business intelligence (BI) professionals worldwide. Wayne’s consulting company,
BI Leader Consulting, provides strategic planning, architectural reviews,
internal workshops, and long-term mentoring to both user and vendor
organizations. For many years, Wayne served as director of education and
research at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) where he oversaw the
company’s content and training programs and chaired its BI Executive Summit. He can be reached by email at email@example.com