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Better Business Skills for BI and Data Warehouse Professionals

Warren Thornthwaite, Intelligent Enterprise, May 11, 2008

Anyone who takes even a cursory glance at the common DW/BI failure points would spot the pattern: The hardest parts for most teams are understanding business issues and handling cross-organizational interactions. The challenges will become even more common as the DW/BI system evolves into a standard component of the IT environment, thus weakening the connection to the business.

Historically, DW/BI projects were driven by visionary people who were conversant in both business and technology. They understoo...

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