Over the past decade, business intelligence has been revolutionized. Data exploded and became big. We all gained access to the cloud. Spreadsheets finally took a backseat to actionable and insightful data visualizations and interactive business dashboards. The rise of self-service analytics democratized the data product chain. Suddenly advanced analytics wasn’t just for the analysts.
2019 was a particularly major year for the business intelligence industry. The trends we presented last year will continue to play out through 2020. But the BI landscape is evolving and the future of business intelligence is played now, with emerging trends to keep an eye on. In 2020, BI tools and strategies will become increasingly customized. Businesses of all sizes are no longer asking if they need increased access to business intelligence analytics but what is the best BI solution for their specific business. Companies are no longer wondering if data visualizations improve analyses but