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6 Things to Know When Increasing User Adoption of BI

July 23 2015:

Wouldn’t it be great if every time we start a new endeavor experts pave the way to our success with a list of “never do this” and “always do this” advice? Especially when an endeavor appears deceptively simply but has hidden pitfalls. That’s the case with efforts to gain deeper penetration – increase user adoption – of business intelligence solutions within an organization. And there’s a lot of that going around these days.

Some companies have found their footing with BI after initial projects to see if it delivers on its promises and now are off and running. Others started out with just executives and management as users and now want to spread BI across the organization to gain even greater beneficial insights. And a third segment are completely new to BI and want to make sure their implementation and user adoption are successful.

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