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Agile Analytics: A Value-Driven Approach to Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing by Ken W. Collier

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Preface

When DW/BI Projects Go Bad

Most data warehouse developers have experienced projects that were less than successful. You may even have experienced the pain of a failed or failing project. Several years ago I worked for a midsize company that was seeking to replace its existing homegrown reporting application with a properly architected data warehouse. My role on the project was chief architect and technical lead. This project ended very badly and our solution was ultimately abandoned. At the outset the project appeared poised for success and user satisfaction. However, in spite of the best efforts of developers, project managers, and stakeholders, the project ran over budget and over schedule, and the users were less than thrilled with ...

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