Is Mobile BI Worth the Hype?March 7, 2011 No Comments
There’s something about the phrase “mobile analytics” that holds out visions of empowered business users, but defining the value requires some sincere soul-searching within your own organization. A candid evaluation of your business requirements begins with the question: What does this phrase really mean to you, and are you ready for mobile analytics?
If yours is like the average business, chances are your need for mobile analytics is, frankly, limited. Most companies are toward the wide end of the funnel shown in the graphic below, with many employees using mobile devices for mundane matters like email access (the classic “BlackBerry use case”); perhaps a few of them benefit from high-end functions like alerts, and even fewer from interactive mobile analytics.DATA and ANALYTICS , Featured Articles