While describing our ThothBI product, we use definitions such as “new generation business intelligence” and “the most modern decision support system”. There is a crucial transformation under the adjectives of “new generation” and “most modern”.
These definitions indicate a system that offers easier use and is developed in accordance with the use of all units in the organization, instead of the old complex business intelligence and reporting processes: Self-service business intelligence.
What is Self Service Business Intelligence?
Self-service business intelligence is an approach that allows users to access and analyse corporate data without the need for technical knowledge such as business intelligence, data mining, and statistical data analysis. In traditional business intelligence applications, reports are requested from business intelligence analysts, and this process causes both time and data loss. Self-service business intelligence systems provide interfaces that allow users to access, filter, analyse and visualize data quickly
Traditional Business Intelligence Vs. Self Service Business Intelligence
To understand how self-service business intelligence systems make these processes easier, we need to compare it with the method we define as traditional. In traditional business intelligence systems, processes are carried out by IT departments. This process works as follows; departments such as sales, finance, human resources store their data and ask analysts to query performance reports, trends, and the data required for other reports. However, since carrying out the process in this way causes a waste of time, it slows down the decision-making processes of the relevant departments to reach insights. Self-service business intelligence systems focus on solving these processes at the end-user. Data teams and IT staff still manage how data is stored and managed, and analysts analyses data mining or modeling projects in detail. On the other hand, with self-service business intelligence, departments within the organization can access, evaluate and generate reports with ease. This situation gives the departments, and therefore the institutions, the ability to make quick decisions. Thus, institutions become more agile as a whole and maintain a competitive advantage in the market.
If we look at the advantages of self-service business intelligence systems in general:
– Capturing insights faster and making decisions accordingly
– High data reporting quality
– Competitive advantage of having the necessary insights on time
– Accelerating the data-driven transformation of organizations
– Enhanced data literacy.
As we mentioned, self-service business intelligence enables data to be accessible by multiple teams. To manage this process properly, the system and interfaces must be designed considering corporate needs.
We can list the features of a correct system as follows;
– Connection to different data sources to access relevant data,
– Support data sharing and cooperation,
– Must have strong data modeling and improvement capabilities,
– Must support instant data flow and be map-based,
– Ability to run on mobile and other devices.
ThothBI is developed with the latest technology to meet all the needs we mentioned above and offers you all the capabilities of the self-service business intelligence system with its easy-to-use interface and data visualization capabilities in accordance with your organization’s existing data architecture.
Contact us to support your data-oriented transformation to have competitive advantages.