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Guide To Selecting A BI Solution


Deciding to invest in business intelligence [BI] is the first step to successfully deploying enterprise BI.

Selecting and purchasing a BI system is a major project, made more challenging by ever-changing market conditions and internal politics.

A typcial Solution [Vendor] Selection project includes:

  1. Collect BI requirements
  2. Ceate a vendor shortlist
  3. Develop a scoring framework
  4. Organize software evaluations
  5. Examine technical integration requirements
  6. Calculate ROI
  7. Evalutate complex licensing
  8. Evaluate deployment considerations

Next: Detailed BI Solution Evaluation

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