The latest and greatest trends in Business Intelligence Competency Centers (or is it Analytic Centers of Excellence?!)
New self-service analytics approaches provide an opportunity to dramatically improve analytics business agility and IT/business alignment. But this requires new cultures and new ways of working, and both business and IT organizations have to make compromises.
One often-underestimated element required for successful business intelligence projects is strong communication skills. Here’s a great example of a BI competency center explaining and promoting BI to the rest of the organization, shared by SAP’s BICC