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Business Information University: New Trends and Best Practices in BI Project Management
Business intelligence systems can provide competitive advantages, valuable business insights and substantial financial returns -- if they're well-designed and properly managed. But without a firm grasp on the project management process, BI programs can quickly go off-track. In this virtual classroom, BI and IT managers and business executives involved in funding BI initiatives will find insight and advice on managing successful deployments and overcoming the challenges of today's BI environments. In a webcast presentation, consultant David Loshin offers guidance on incorporating self-service, mobile and collaborative tools into BI processes. In a companion podcast Q&A, Loshin discusses the pros and cons of setting up a central team to oversee BI management throughout an organization. And in an article, consultant Rick Sherman details common design and deployment misconceptions that can reduce the returns on BI investments.
SpeakersDavid Loshin President, Knowledge Integrity Inc.
David Loshin is president of Knowledge Integrity Inc., a consulting, training and development services company that works with clients on business intelligence, big data, data quality, data governance and master data management initiatives. He also is the author of four books, including "Business Intelligence, 2nd Edition: The Savvy Manager's Guide" and "The Practitioner's Guide to Data Quality Improvement." Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.Rick Sherman Founder, Athena IT Solutions
Rick Sherman is the founder of Athena IT Solutions, a consulting, training and vendor services company that focuses on business intelligence, data integration and data warehousing. Sherman is also an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Engineering in Boston, and he offers advice and analysis on his blog, The Data Doghouse. Email him at email@example.com.