O'Reilly logo

The New Era of Enterprise Business Intelligence: Using Analytics to Achieve a Global Competitive Advantage by Mike Biere

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 11. Platform Selection, Technology Biases, and Other “Traps”

“Our direction for BI and data warehousing is to move away from the mainframe and onto distributed platforms.” I hear this again and again. Now we see a movement back toward the mainframe due to several new factors that have not been available before. This is not where I inject my own prejudices around the mainframe, but where I simply want to point out that there are new factors to consider that have made others reexamine their current environment. The purpose here is to stir your thought processes about the true motivation within your organization when it comes to BI solutions selection criteria. For example, I have heard numerous accounts indicate they are, “Getting off ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required