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How to Reduce TCO and Increase the ROI of Business Intelligence

Everything we do results in data. Successful businesses use BI and analytics to enable executives, managers, and frontline personnel to visualize performance metrics to improve operational efficiency.

Businesses are frequently confronted with the escalating total cost of ownership (TCO) in the form of per-user licensing fees and unseen processing, networking, and cloud data management expenses.

In this guide, we discuss factors that impact TCO and several strategies to reduce your BI costs.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Defining TCO
  • Factors that impact TCO
  • Data trust, TCO, and ROI
  • Increasing scalability and resource optimization
  • Multitenant architecture benefits
  • Self-service capabilities
About the Author:

David Stodder is the Senior Director of TDWI Research for Business Intelligence. He focuses on providing research-based insights and best practices for organizations implementing BI, analytics, data discovery, data visualization, and performance management.