You hear them from your business users. You hear them from your own IT people. These are the myths that drag down your business intelligence (BI) projects or keep them from ever getting off the ground in the first place.

I hear large corporations admit they spent millions of dollars on data integration projects such as data warehouses, data marts, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and corporate performance management (CPM) in the 1990s. However, their business users are still gathering data and using spreadsheets for reporting and analysis. Smaller companies say the software is too expensive and requires more IT resources than they have.

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