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Lean Manufacturing for BI Projects

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In a recent Forrester post Boris Evelson talks about one company’s ‘333’ rule which they use to decide how far to complete a BI project – http://blogs.forrester.com/business_process/2010/03/333-rule-to-keep-your-bi-apps-in-check.html

By waiting to see how much, and for how long, a BI solution is used before taking the effort to fully bake it, the company can deliver projects quicker and make better use of its resources. This is a good example of Lean Manufacturing in practice: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_manufacturing

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March 8, 2010 at 4:23 pm

Take part in Howard Dresner’s ‘Wisdom of Crowds’ survey

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Howard Dresner has a one page survey about your experience with BI vendors. One week left to participate in it.

Wisdom of Crowds – Business Intelligence Market Survey

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March 8, 2010 at 3:54 pm