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The 6 worst practices in business intelligence

Unfortunately, the majority of business intelligence implementations do not deliver the anticipated results. In fact, most BI projects fail 70 - 80% of the time. But what are the causes for such a large percentage of failure and more importantly, what can you do to overcome these obstacles?

The following white paper discusses the 6 worst practices in business intelligence and intends to explain how to avoid them. Read on to learn the keys to successful implementation and more. 

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