Chapter 13. Planning for the Future—What's the Next Wave of Business Intelligence?

Our final assumption is that you currently are structured to provide the best BI practices that you can imagine. Your data, tools, support, infrastructure, and all else are perfect for your environment. Oh, you aren't there yet? Well, we have to start somewhere, and it may as well be in “BI Nirvana.” What might you be faced with in the BI space of the future?

BI has emerged as part of the mainstream computing technology culture, and there are few organizations or corporations that do not have some semblance of a plan to deliver BI. If you are a latecomer to this space or have minimal investment, then you are probably in a better position than most. You won't have ...

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