Uncover the Hidden Costs of Business Intelligence Software
Getting a grasp on what it will cost to implement new BI software can be tricky. Forecasting gets complicated quickly, and the last thing you want to do is underestimate costs coming down the road.
Lurking expenses make it a challenge to size up different software vendors, create IT budgets, and plan accordingly for the future.
Buyers tend to focus on software licensing costs without factoring in the additional resources required to implement and maintain a business intelligence initiative. These hidden costs usually get overlooked and rear their heads later on when you least expect it.
Choosing a BI solution and comparing costs doesn’t have to be a nightmare. With a little foresight – and the right questions – you can confidently evaluate BI software pricing without getting caught off guard later by surprise expenses.
In this eBook, we explore:
- How to develop a framework for calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your analytics and BI investment
- The most common hidden costs of business intelligence software
- How to accurately compare BI vendor pricing side-by-side