Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organisations. Those that harnessed the power of this data by empowering business users found competitive advantage and were able to innovate faster. This change caused tension in organizations between the old way and the new modern approach to BI. Tension grew between control and agility, self-service and governance. IT and the business started partnering together to maximize the impact of their data. These are the Top 10 trends in Business Intelligence for 2017.