The Modern Analytic Platform
BI tools have evolved from purpose-built tools to suites to modern analytic platforms (MAPs)--integrated environments with a comprehensive set of BI services geared to all types of business users and developers and accessible via standard and programmatic interfaces. Modern analytic platforms access all types of data, optimize both performance and scalability, and balance self service and governance requirements. This video reviews the key characteristics of a MAP.
Below is a 10-minute video in which Wayne Eckerson describes the evolution and characteristics of a modern analytic platform. The video takes a few seconds to display on the page.