Category Archives: DecisionPoint

[Partner showcase] Beautiful tailor-made dashboards from Analysis Factory

Around the world with DecisionPointThere are so many organizations out there doing awesome things with DecisionPoint™, so every now and then we can’t help but share this on the blog.

From operational dashboards to multi-lingual mobile sales dashboards, from California to Sydney, the Netherlands to Florida, DecisionPoint™ is there to help organizations get critical business information into the hands of the business people who need it.

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Lean BI – Are you doing it every two weeks?

Agile BIPetr Podrouzek wrote the first in a series of thirteen articles about agile business intelligence (BI) a few days ago. In this first article, Agile for BI is recommended by the experts, but is it used in the real world?, Petr points out that through his six years of working on BI projects he has never seen agile BI in use. To further his argument he says that many BI projects start out with an agile approach but that this is quickly abandoned in favor of the traditional waterfall model, where requirements are collected and a data model is developed followed by data sourcing and development of ETLs.

As Petr points out, this slow and excruciating process takes up precious time from everyone involved. And at the end of the day the customers, the ones who depend on your dashboards and reports, are left disappointed.

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