Published : Jul 30, 2011
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Assess Worth exploring with the goal of understanding how it will affect your enterprise.
Traditional approaches to implementing data warehouses and business intelligence work from the bottom up in horizontal tiers, assembling and cleansing data sources from across the enterprise then aggregating them into a comprehensive data mart before reports can be generated. Some people are now employing an alternative approach that starts with the real outcome--a business decision--and pulls work items through the process as needed to support that decision. Decision driven business intelligence allows a more incremental approach to BI and facilitates rapid feedback to the decision makers who are the ultimate consumers of business intelligence.