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How to Evolve the BICC to Enable Data Discovery-Based Self-Service BI

Published: 06 December 2013

ID: G00258598

Analyst(s): Josh Parenteau


As organizations consider migrating from centralized semantic layer-based business intelligence platforms in favor of decentralized self-service data discovery tools, BI programs must adapt to find new ways of balancing end-user empowerment with governance, to preserve integrity and prevent chaos.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • People: Focus on Business User Training to Develop a Solid Foundation for Self-Service
  • Process: Establish Processes to Manage BI Content Life Cycle
    • Creation
    • Validation
    • Promotion
    • Administration
  • Technology: Leverage Technology to Create a User-Maintained Network of BI Content

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