Sure, you can cobble together your own BI platform, by combining data integration, data quality, metadata management, master data, query and reporting, analysis, publishing, etc. etc.
But, just like the “make your own umbrella” kit above, it will seem increasingly ridiculous to do so.
One response to “Why Build Your Own BI Platform?”
Hi Timo, I’m not sure if you’re posting comments, but you might find my response interesting: http://www.lucidera.com/blog/index.php/2008/02/11/business-analytics-build-or-buy/