What is data discovery?
So we've already mentioned the new style of BI that Qlik pioneered, data discovery, a few times. In this section, we'll look at that in more detail.
Over the years, there have been many names of the different business intelligence methods and tools, such as:
- Executive Information Systems (EIS)
- Management Information Systems (MIS)
- Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
- Decision Support Systems (DSS)
- Management reporting
- Ad hoc query and reporting
Do we really need an additional label for something that in principle is the same thing? The answer is yes.
There is a fundamental difference between older technologies and data discovery, and it is in the approach. Most of the preceding tools are oriented towards technology, but data discovery ...