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The Secret Necessary First Ingredient of BI

Business Intelligence isn’t “reporting” or “technology”. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard business and IT leaders alike give those misconceptions voice. I suppose it’s possible to purchase an amazing new reporting tool, but it’s absolutely not possible … Continue reading

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“Open Access” vs “Self-Service” Data

What is “Open Access to Data”? Open access does NOT mean that everyone has access to everything, or that necessarily any one person has access to everything (from a business user perspective). Here’s a definition that will make some of … Continue reading

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Out with the Long-Term Strategic Plan

… unless it’s continually balanced with demonstrating short-term value. Balance. Much of life is about balance. Not only in BI, but on a dozen fronts. You’re going to have a hard time being successful until you learn the art of … Continue reading

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