We bridge the gap based on the user and data usage type
Reports & Dashboards (Reports: For Field Staff & Managers , Dashboards: CXO level executives)
Summary and formatted reports will provide the ability to analyze and track performance within the organization.
Ad-Hoc Query (Data Miners & Analysts)
For users who research on data relationships which are not available in Standard reports or OLAP the ad-hoc query provides the ability to create simple reports, format & create charts.
Statistical Analysis/Data Mining (Statisticians/Data Miners)
For large databases to find relationship, this involves developing statistical models and patterns.