The platform should be able to integrate with a wide variety of other software and data sources. Otherwise, you’ll still end up with data stuck in silos. It’s also essential that your integration plan is well laid out to ensure you retain data integrity. You will want to find a vendor who not only has great software, but a great team with proven experience in successful implementations.
Lastly, you always want to do a bit of detective work to see what others say about a platform. So find as many points of reference until you feel comfortable taking that next step.
If you’d like to read the full BARC BI survey report for 2023, you can download that here.