In the News | Jun 11, 2013
Let's face it: many of you have had discouraging results with business intelligence (BI). It's not that you haven't tried, but the deck seems stacked against you. The business doesn't invest enough to get the BI results it wants, partially for budgetary reasons, but also because it doesn't trust IT with large sums of money. You still believe in the potential that BI can bring to your company, but you don't know how to make it happen.
If you are in this situation, perhaps it's time to consider outsourcing your BI program. That's right. Outsource yourself--or at least a large part of your team--to a company that specializes in BI. There are a growing number of consultancies and cloud-based BI firms that now offer such services or are contemplating making the shift. The advent of cloud-based hosting services is certainly fueling the growth of BI outsourcing, but the biggest driver is the growing intolerance among business executives for failed projects.Read more »