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Data Digest: Replacing Legacy BI; Don’t Leap to New Platforms and Solutions

Articles today explain when it’s time to swap out a legacy BI system and how to establish business needs before choosing a popular new solution.

Reassess Slow Legacy BI

Many enterprises have trouble letting go of legacy BI when they have been using the same analytics vendor for years. However, this article claims that it might be time to move on, and gives you a list of key factors to assess whether your BI solution should be updated.

Read more at CMS Wire

Don't Jump to a Solution

Too often enterprises jump aboard new platforms and technologies without taking the time to establish their true goals and problems, according to this article. The author advises against that culture and asks readers to slow down and prioritize before choosing a solution.

Read more at CIO

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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