Analyst Reports

BARC Survey: Data Preparation - Refining Raw Data into Value

Get the latest insight into data preparation with this new survey from the Business Application Research Center (BARC), a leading enterprise software analyst and consulting firm. The survey is based on feedback from 695 BI professionals across a variety of industries and shows the direction of change in governance and technology, while providing best practices for data preparation.  
The results of the survey confirm what many have been saying—data preparation is a critical capability for any organization that wants to empower business users with information. It also highlights some of the key challenges and issues that organizations face when trying to strike the right balance between governance and end-user flexibility.

Download the report to learn about:
  • The challenges and benefits of data preparation today
  • Best practices for data prep, based on the latest industry insights
  • How MicroStrategy provides the enterprise analytics, self-service, and data wrangling capabilities organizations need to get the job done