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Business Intelligence Guidebook by Rick Sherman

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Chapter 3

Defining Requirements—Business, Data and Quality

Abstract

Defining requirements creates the foundation of a successful business intelligence (BI) solution by documenting what will be built. The categories of requirements are: business, data and data quality, functional, regulatory and compliance, and technical. After extensive interviews with the business group, the development team uses these requirements to design, develop, and deploy BI systems. This is the most people-oriented process in BI development. It is where IT works most closely with business people and puts technology on the back burner. It can be a little tricky, because politics between groups may influence behavior, attitudes, and discussions in subtle ways. It may be a ...

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