For many companies, a challenging business event or critical business pain precipitates a conversation about business intelligence (BI). But don’t wait until you introduce new products, upgrade your IT environment, or notice that your inventory is increasing but not your sales. Find out how to build a return on investment (ROI) for your BI applications and projects, so you can leverage your own data before it’s too late.
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of Ownership (TCO) When evaluating different solutions, it is important to consider all the upfront and ongoing fees associated with your Business Intelligence implementation, including consulting, software and licensing, hardware, training, maintenance, upgrades, and support. Often companies focus on the upfront hardware and software costs but neglect to consider the substantial costs of Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) work, database configuration, enterprise architecture management, and user