Indicee: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of and barriers to business intelligence (BI) solutions. It then offers nine criteria which can help you choose between a SaaS BI system or an on-premise BI system. They include:
- Cost: What is your BI budget?
- Scope: How ambitious is your project?
- Speed: How quickly do you need to start benefiting from BI?
- Resources: What IT resources do you have access to?
- Functionality: What specific BI functionality do you need?
- Variability: Do you have a constant or variable demand for insight?
- Integration: Does BI need to be integrated with other in-house applications?
- Mobility: Is your user-base distributed in the field?
- Breadth: How pervasive does your BI need to be?