When legacy Business Intelligence (BI) solutions emerged, the goal was to simplify data access and analysis across an entire company. Sadly, the benefits of these solutions were never realized. Decades later, companies still aren’t seeing the adoption they expected—meanwhile, billions have been spent on BI. Something is clearly missing.

According to IDC, worldwide revenues for big data and BI solutions will reach $260 billion in 2022. Yet, even with all this projected growth, Tableau’s & PowerBI’s success, and Looker’s $103 million-dollar funding round, 88% of IT decision makers will choose Excel as the primary tool to explore company data in 2019. So what gives?

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