Business Intelligence Success Checklist is a Top 10 checklist based on the research "Business Intelligence Mistakes 2013" from 100FirstHits.com. Check it out to succeed with your Business Intelligence projects.
Based on research from 100FirstHits.com
Presented by Manifact.com
TOP 10 MISTAKES
One BI system can’t do it all.
You probably need a variety of solutions.
Chose the right
“We shall neither fail nor
falter; we shall not
weaken or tire…give us
the tools and we will
finish the job.”
Get Buy-infrom Stakeholders
Make sure to
identify them all.
“When a man’s willing and
eager, the Gods join in.”
3 Agile implementations
CxO’s Love Graphics.
Go give it to them!
“When eating an elephant,
take one bite at a time.”
4 Bring the right competence
If you, and your users, don’t know
how to properly implement and use
the tools, all your efforts are lost!
“Competence, like truth, beauty, and
contact lenses, is in the eye of the
-Dr. Laurence J. Peter
5 Set Goals,
make plans and follow
You need at least one really fat business case
to succeed, but preferably many more.
“A Goal without a plan is just
Set up routines for
Yes, Data Quality
is still a problem!
“Data Quality requires a certain level of sophistication
within a company to even understand that it’s a problem.”
Set up Meta-Data…
…so IT and
Scale & Performance8
Speed of thought
response is expected,
but not always achieved.
Energy equals mass times the speed of light squared”
Make sure the organization
is mature and ready9Business Intelligence
“We teach people how to remember, we
never teach them how to grow.”
Make it last…10Business Intelligence
Implementing a BI-System
is not something you do
and then walk away.
Business Intelligence Success Checklist
Chose the right tools
Get buy-in from Stakeholders
Agile implementations rock
Bring the right competence on-board
Set goals, make plans and follow through
Set up routines for data laundry
Set up meta-data
Don’t forget about scale and performance
Make sure the organization is mature
Make it last…
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