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FEB 14, 2013 8:30am ET

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Help Wanted: Defining a Business Intelligence Leader


I often get client requests to help them define Business Intelligence (BI) leader/executive/manager job description. Here's what I typically provide.

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Comments (2)
Star Schemas surely??
Posted by BOBBY D | Friday, February 15 2013 at 11:20AM ET
I think the list of skills is already quite comprehensive.

To complement the business and strategy side, I would add something around "capability and eagerness to understand the business processes and business strategy and identify and quantify where BI can add most value".

As a border line thought - but maybe most will say this is not in the scope of BI - we will see an increasing trend towards commercializing data / making money by selling information. Whoever manages that needs to have an undertanding of "business models to sell information".

Michael Thomas.

Posted by Michael T | Saturday, February 16 2013 at 8:41AM ET
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