Not surprisingly, the vast majority of organizations use the cloud to deliver reports and dashboards. The cloud is a convenient way to publish and share report output to a broad, geographically distributed user base.

Survey analysis of use cases for could BI

What are the primary use cases for cloud BI in your organization? (n=164)

However, more than half use the cloud to perform ad hoc analysis and author reports and dashboards. That suggests organizations use software-as-a-service (SaaS) BI products in the cloud and don’t just publish output there. Looking at planned use cases for cloud BI, advanced and predictive analytics stands out with 53% of participants planning to implement this use case.


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