Every night on his television show, David Letterman outlines the top ten reasons to do or not to do something. His "top ten" format seems to be a good way to look at reasons why you and your organization should be implementing OLAP.

#10. To see what all the fuss is about. OLAP is hot. The press has been having a field day reporting on OLAP vendor product announcements and user testimonials. You cannot open a technology magazine without seeing articles about enhancements to OLAP products or the value a business has derived from doing multidimensional analysis.

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