A country decided to create a central data warehouse to get a “single view of the criminal” — and ended up with more criminals than population…
Recorded presentation as training material for upcoming “IT Innovation” Seminar series.
If you are in charge of a business intelligence project, your job is not to implement software. It is not to “keep the business happy”. It is to use your expertise to help the company transform the way it does business — a heroic undertaking
If BI 2.0 is to mean anything, it should be about “collective intelligence”: letting people add value to the BI solution through their actions. What I’ve seen so far from Antivia takes it to a whole new level, and I’m convinced that the type of functionality that it provides is an essential part of effective BI deployments in the future
After discussing profitability analysis with a series of diverse customers, I’ve come away convinced that it may even be a “magic bullet” that helps promote enduring BI success.
Sure, you can cobble together your own BI platform, but it will seem increasingly ridiculous to do so.
It may be the information age, but what we experience on a daily basis has a lot more in common with the middle ages–with feudal lords and knights–than it does with the modern economy.
BI is like a worldwide web where implementing each link costs $100k and takes IT six months to implement. Fantastic possibilities. Slow progress.