Why Business Analytics in the Cloud?

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Many business are moving to the cloud for sales data, marketing data, even financial and HR data. However, is the cloud right for business analytics? How should you even begin to think about the decision? In this paper, we discuss several factors why you might want to move business intelligence to the cloud, including:

  • Fast timeline for deployment & aggressive growth plan
  • The need for mobile dashboards are a requirement
  • When collaborating with customers and partners on your analytics is a requirement
  • When you do not have IT resources to devote to managing a solution

This paper will help you understand the differences between cloud and on-premise business analytics solutions and why the cloud might be the right choice, even if your data is local.