Hi Anudeep, That is correct. the Business Analyst (BA) for Desktop and Enterprise will need data configured to in a specific format for the BA tools read the data for the analysis. These are currently only release for Esri Canada and Esri Inc. The ArcGIS Business Analyst web which works with the ArcGIS Online licenses, is a good alternative to work with the Business Desktop tool. ArcGIS Online includes useful data to enrich your existing data. With the ArcGIS Professional and ArcGIS Online you will be able to build you own data that can be published into your ArcGIS Online and Business analyst web for use. Your local distributor will be able to assist you with details on the using the ArcGIS Professional and ArcGIS Online for building your data for the BA web tools.
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