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87 Percent of Organizations Have Low BI and Analytics Maturity

December 08, 2018 / Online Bureau

More than 87 percent of organizations are classified as having low Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics maturity, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. This creates a big obstacle for organizations wanting to increase the value of their data assets and exploit emerging analytics technologies such as machine learning. Organizations with low maturity fall into “basic” or “opportunistic” levels on Gartner’s IT Score for Data and Analytics. Organizations at the basic level have BI capabilities that are largely spreadsheet-based analyses and personal data extracts. Those at the opportunistic level find that individual business units pursue their own data and analytics initiatives as stand-alone projects, lacking leadership and central guidance. “Low BI maturity severely constrains analytics leaders who are attempting to modernize BI,” said Melody Chien, senior director analyst at Gartner. “It also negatively affects every part of the anal...