8. Organization and Implementation

Analytics continue to evolve as business needs change and as new capabilities become available. A BI or analytic strategy also needs to adapt. Processes, people, and technologies are all required to maintain and update the strategy. A BI Competency Center (BICC), sometimes also called a BI Center of Excellence (CoE), is key to addressing all three of these areas.

BICCs have been around for several years and continue to exist for good reason; they are effective in governing priorities, sharing best practices, managing costs, selecting tools, driving analytic adoption, and advocating analytic culture development. Organizations with a BICC deliver higher levels of insight, make better use of information assets, ...

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