In a world driven by data, where companies are racing towards gaining the best analytical capabilities, it becomes sometimes difficult to find suitable analytics solutions to their business problems. The solutions offered by vendors and solution providers come in a wide range and differ in most aspects. Each tool/solution have their own strengths and drawbacks and choosing the right vendor and solution can get complicated at times. Therefore, it becomes extremely necessary to identify which solutions suits you best.
Amid these, business leaders and executives need to ask the right business analytics questions to solution providers in order to correctly evaluate prospective data analytics and BI tools. According to Timothy King who is a recognized thought leader and influencer in enterprise BI and data analytics, here are the top 5 questions businesses need to ask their analytics solution providers in 2020.
Can your BI tool scale with my business?
Can you provide customer recommendations?
Is there a support package included? What does it include?
What is the total cost of ownership (TCO)?
How long does deployment take?