Star IT projects fail; it’s sad, but they do. For a project lead tasked with a business intelligence implementation project, failure may not be an option going in, but it may occur anyway. To make sure your business intelligence implementation actually delivers its tremendous potential benefits to your enterprise, watch out for the risks that can cause it to fail. Here’ a guide.
Of course, eventually, the BI system has to be used by your company’s employees. It makes sense for them to be involved in helping the enterprise decide on what sort of functionalities its BI systems should have. However, too many times, excessive focus on letting end-user stakeholders drive the business intelligence implementation causes companies to overshoot budget and timelines, eventually ending with a very complex system that’s just too difficult for most people to use.
Author: Rahul Sharma