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10 Components of a Successful BI Strategy Plan


Defining a successful BI strategy is a lot more than gathering requirements and selecting a vendor. While it’s been a subject of many books, I know few of you have time to read them, so here’s a short version.

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Comments (3)
We just went through this with a large international consultancy (I won't name), and they may have done well to read this article (if it existed 6 months ago).

They missed a couple of key things (that I didn't), and I think your perspective would have been helpful.

To be fair though - they seems to have largely followed this same process - and I know other expert BI consultancies do as well.


Posted by Michael G | Sunday, June 06 2010 at 6:50PM ET
You need to consider and manage that data and information flows bi-directionally and is not static.

You need to monitor for any changes and provide for alerts creating a true real time state.

You need to lock down the process and data to ensure data integrity and security.

You need to consider and plan for converting or managing formats,currencies or units of measure.

Jim Kolassa Stonebond Technologies

Posted by Jim K | Monday, June 07 2010 at 10:51AM ET
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