Business intelligence has long been a luxury for large businesses to grow larger. However, new BI technology is changing that. Self-service reporting automation is one of the most important evolution s of this technology because it makes BI reports far less labor intensive. By cutting initial and on-going labor costs, self-service reporting automation is making BI accessible to smaller businesses while helping larger businesses improve their workflow. Here are a few ways that self-service reporting automation can help reduce labor costs.