A happy workplace is often a strong, productive workplace filled with top talent. What does this have to do with business intelligence? User-oriented, easy to use business intelligence tools aid in encouraging a happy workplace for those compiling data for the business. According to Gartner, process-centric interfaces for data collecting limit choices, mobility and content, stressing and disrupting employees. Consumer-centric environments, alternatively, focus on the applications and software that users prefer to use. They are easy to use, filled with strong content in a mobile manner. Achieving this consumer-centric environment is simple: give employees the technology they want to be using.
One approach is through the use of self-service analytics tools. They boost employees’ productivity and ease due to their logical set-up. It empowers analysts, leadership and other users to seek the insights they need to push their company forward. Plus, with the strong, easy to understand visibility, users feel they play a greater role is attaining these analytics to drive results. When the employees actually enjoy using the technology, they are more likely to use it, as well.
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