RESEARCH & RESOURCES

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BI on a Limited or Shrinking Budget: Strategies for Doing More with Less

Webinar Abstract
Now more than ever, BI managers are asked to do more with less. BI budgets for large companies have been trimmed during the recent economic downturn and likely won’t recover any time soon. Also, as BI moves downstream to small- and mid-sized businesses (SMB), capital expenditures and maintenance budgets for BI programs are downsized as well. Consequently, BI managers at all companies are evaluating and implementing new strategies, techniques, and technologies that promise to deliver greater value to the business in a more economical fashion. This Webinar is based on a report by the same name. It will describe the most common strategies that organizations are using to implement BI on a limited or constrained budget. Based on a comprehensive survey and interviews with practitioners and experts in the field, the research will evaluate hardware, software, organizational, project management, and vendor strategies, among other things, for extending BI budget dollars.

What you will learn:

  • Top organizational and project management strategies BI programs use to extend their budget dollars
  • Types of hardware and software products that BI leaders are turning to save money
  • The spectrum of new BI packages geared to the small- and medium-sized market
  • New technologies that enable BI teams to deliver performance and solutions they could not afford several years ago

Wayne Eckerson

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