When it comes to business intelligence (BI) architecture, business users are from Mars, and IT people are from Venus. Each approaches a BI project from a totally different viewpoint. As an IT person, you often need to educate your business users to make sure they understand that a successful BI architecture is more than just a silver-bullet product.

A successful BI architecture has four parts ( as shown in Figure 1):

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