The challenges of meeting a growing demand by stakeholder’s for the ability to harvest information, gain insight, and share knowledge in support of pro-active decision making grows ever more important as data volume and complexity grow in our dynamic environment. This, coupled with the dramatic evolution of business intelligence and sophisticated analytics tools, will continue to drive user expectations of “anywhere, anytime, anyway” on-demand intuitive access. The very nature of BI requires an adaptable approach to these constantly emerging and evolving business demands in a highly competative environment. It's all about responsiveness ... it's all about intuitive self-service.
THE DELIVERY CHALLENGE
The further ahead you try to estimate, the more the estimate decreases in accuracy. The further ahead you ask people what they want, the more likely you are to build features that are never or rarely used.
Rates of Feature Usage in Software With Traditional Development
* Standish Group Study
Approximately 20% of features are Always or Often used Approximately 64% of features are Never or Rarely used
If you are building things nobody uses, it doesn’t matter if you are on time and within budget.
Self Service Information Access Knowing Before Whom You Stand
One Size Does Not Fit All
The BIP Framework approach meets the challenges of demand and delivery for all downstream data needs be it data warehouse, MDM, SOA, or other data sharing/access needs with confidence, quality, agility and a predictable cadence.