Create a Centralized and Decentralized Organizational Model for Business Intelligence

Archived Published: 04 November 2014 ID: G00261728

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Self-service business intelligence and analytics requires a centralized team working in collaboration with a finite number of decentralized teams. IT leaders should create a two-tier organizational model where the business intelligence competency center collaborates with decentralized teams.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Create a Two-Tiered Organizational Model
    • Create a Finite List of the Decentralized Teams Throughout Your Organization in Need of Autonomy
    • BI and Analytic Leaders Should Strike the Balance of Power Between Centralized and Decentralized Teams
      • Top Down
      • Divide and Conquer
      • Bottom Up
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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