It’s funny. As business intelligence professionals we spend our lives trying to encourage a data-driven decision making culture within our organizations.
But, at the end of the day, we’re all human, and we’re as prone as anyone else to making decisions based on gut feel rather than facts.
A common example I see of this is when it comes to considering replacing an existing business intelligence product. The current product may be old and cumbersome. It may take an age to create new content with this tool. Maintaining existing content may be onerous and time-consuming. And, all of this may require specialist skills. Continue reading