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Interest in obtaining easier-to-use, self-service tools is democratizing BI, analytics and data discovery. The tools are spreading by popular demand, often beginning in LOBs and business departments outside of IT control. This has led to tension between IT and business users – some political, but much valid – as the democratization of BI and analytics has the potential to introduce data chaos. This TDWI Checklist provides seven steps your organization can follow to apply a balanced governance strategy as you expand your use of self-service visual analytics and discovery.
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