A Reference Architecture for Self Service Analytics

Balancing Agility with Governance

Balancing data governance requirements with users’ discovery needs is no easy feat. The challenge is giving everyone access to the data they need to see, without compromising enterprise security requirements. With their latest report, the Eckerson Group offers a blueprint for BI leaders looking to tackle this challenge with governed self-service analytics.

This report covers:

  • Identifying different types of users and identifying their analytic requirements
  • Building a reference architecture that supports governed self-service for multiple analytics use cases
  • Constructing governance processes that adhere to standards without compromising users’ discovery needs

These workflows create a vibrant, self-reinforcing data environment that accelerates time to insight as well as user productivity.

Wayne Eckerson

Wayne Eckerson

A Reference Architecture for Self-Service Analytics
September 2016