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Business Intelligence Strategy and Big Data Analytics by Steve Williams

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Chapter 8

General Management Perspectives on Technical Topics

Abstract

While BI investments need to be business-driven in order to create value, there are important technical topics that come into play and affect BI program performance. These topics are more strategic than the choices of which particular technology products are most suitable. From a general management perspective, making effective technical choices demands solid business and technical thinking. On the business side, a key determination is how best to provide the technical infrastructure needed for BI execution. On the technical side, a key challenge for CIOs is resolving often-encountered differences in goals, methods, and incentives between mainstream IT best practices and BI ...

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