Jonathan Wu

Jonathan has over 20 years of experience designing, developing and implementing information management solutions. In December 2007, he completed his employment agreement with Hewlett-Packard and is now focused on mentoring start-up companies and investing. While at HP, Jonathan was the Public Health Practice Area Leader within the Information Management practice. In December 2006, HP acquired Knightsbridge Solutions where Jonathan was a member of the executive management team and board member. Prior to Knightsbridge, he was the chairman and co-founder of BASE Consulting Group (acquired by Knightsbridge in 2003), an advisory business services manager at Price Waterhouse, and a senior accountant at Ernst & Young. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and a Certified Information Technology Professional. Jonathan earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He can be reached at

Recent Stories From this Author

Data: Liability or Asset?
August 30, 2007

The Next Evolutionary Step
August 1, 2007 Business intelligence is moving to a new level where organizations are achieving greater optimization of resources and better...

Role-Based Performance Management
April 9, 2007 Achieve greater operational effectiveness and success by aligning indivisuals with the organization's goals

Role-Based Performance Management
April 1, 2007

Indicators of Successful Business Intelligence Solutions
December 1, 2006

Structure for Governing Information
October 4, 2006 Technology, people and processes critical to effective information management

Creating a Structure for Governing Information
September 1, 2006

Career Considerations in BI
August 8, 2006 Information on career choices, skills, training options, characteristics, compensation and credentials for BI professionals

Career Considerations in the Field of Business Intelligence
August 1, 2006 This article provides information on career choices, skills, training options, characteristics, compensation and credentials...

Using BI to Create Efficiencies
April 25, 2006 Strategy execution management processes yield visibility, leverage, responsiveness

Using BI to Create Efficiencies
April 1, 2006

Changing Behaviors to Create Value
December 1, 2005

Harnessing the Power of Exception Reporting
September 1, 2005

Master Data: The Linkage between Business Functions and Business Processes
August 1, 2005 This article addresses how and why it is important to link reference data between information systems to achieve a higher...

Realizing the Benefits from Your Investment in BI
June 1, 2005

What You Need to Know about the EU Data Privacy Directive
May 26, 2005

Characteristics of an Outstanding Business Intelligence Project Manager
May 1, 2005 Not all projects are created equal, and the same can be said for project maangers - yet the outcome of a BI porject rests with...

The Evolution to an Information Enterprise
March 1, 2005

Practical Applications of Enterprise Meta Data
November 1, 2004

How Many BI Products Does Your Organization Need?
October 28, 2004

The Information Repository
September 1, 2004

Business Intelligence: Recent Influences, Trends and Innovations
August 1, 2004 The future of business intelligence is very promising. This article discusses the business intelligence trends that will...

Developing World Class Solutions
July 1, 2004 Looking to build a world class solution? The process will undoubtedly involve significant effort; however, consideration of...

Business Processes are the Foundation of an Information Enterprise
June 1, 2004

Enhancing "Real-Time" Analytics
April 8, 2004

Training of Information Consumers, Part 3
March 4, 2004

The Information Enterprise
March 1, 2004

Training of Information Consumers, Part 2
December 1, 2003

Training of Information Consumers, Part 1
October 24, 2003

Conducting a Post-Implementation Business Intelligence Assessment
August 29, 2003

Technical Considerations When Business Intelligence Applications Access ERP Databases
May 30, 2003

Information Access Road Map – A Guide to Developing a Reporting Environment
April 25, 2003

Business Intelligence: Assessing Your Organization’s Information
March 28, 2003 Relevant, accurate and timely information is essential for reporting, analysis and decision-making capabilities. Through...

Assessing Your Organization’s Information
March 28, 2003

Visualization of Key Performance Indicators
May 24, 2002

Analytic Applications: Relevant Information for Decision-Making Purposes
April 19, 2002

The Value in Mining Data
February 1, 2002

Creating Islands and Continents of Information
January 7, 2002

Creating a Successful Business Case to Advance Your Initiative
December 3, 2001

Fostering Success through Managing Expectations
October 22, 2001 Failed BI projects usually result from mismanaged expectations. Here is a checklist of the skills and tasks which help...

Web Reporting Capabilities: Building Versus Buying
September 3, 2001

The Value of Business Intelligence Applications: Part 3
August 13, 2001

The Value of Business Intelligence Applications: Part 2
June 25, 2001

The Value of Business Intelligence Application: Part 1
May 28, 2001

Failure to Plan is a Plan for Failure
April 27, 2001

What's in a Name?
March 9, 2001

Balanced Processing to Achieve Optimal Performance for BI Reports and Queries
February 9, 2001

Business Intelligence
February 9, 2001 Jonathan Wu is one of’s regular online columns, and this installment of his column, “Business Intelligence,”...

Business Intelligence
December 22, 2000 Jonathan Wu is one of’s regular online columnists, and we are pleased to publish his December installment in this...

Components of an Optimal BI/Ad Hoc Query Environment
December 22, 2000

The Transition of Data into Wisdom
November 22, 2000

Business Intelligence: The Transition of Data into Wisdom
November 22, 2000 Jonathan Wu is one of’s regular online columnists, and we’re proud to publish this month’s column in DM Direct....

What is This Data? End User Presentation of Meta Data
October 13, 2000

Top 10 Warning Signs of a Troubled BI Project
September 15, 2000

What is Data Mining?
August 11, 2000

Calculating the ROI for Business Intelligence Projects
July 13, 2000

Which Application is Best for an Organization?
June 8, 2000

Why Provide User Training?
May 11, 2000

User Requirements for Enterprise Query and Reporting
April 13, 2000

Differences Between Web and Non-Web Applications
March 9, 2000

What is Business Intelligence?
February 10, 2000

Events and Introductions
January 13, 2000

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