10 Ways to Ensure a Successful Data Migration – Part 1 of 3

IT departments are under pressure to spend less, deliver more and operate “at the speed of business.” This has led many organisations towards innovative technology solutions – such as virtualisation and cloud computing – that are enabling them to consolidate IT systems and applications. As exciting as these innovations may…

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Six misconceptions of a BI implementation – part 2

Last month I raised the issue of the success of BI systems being constrained by some common misconceptions about both the design and deployment processes and listed 4 popular misconceptions. Here are a further 2: Business users know exactly what they want before a BI project begins, and those requirements…

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Six misconceptions of a BI implementation – part 1

Business intelligence systems provide a significant return on investment for organisations when they’re effectively designed, deployed and managed. But BI applications often have a more limited impact, and less of a payback, than they should. Several indicators help illustrate the limitations and shortcomings of many BI deployments: A typical Fortune…

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