BI Best Practices

It takes more than a powerful business intelligence solution to create a fully data-driven environment. Much more than features and functions, BI should be looked at as a methodology that involves business strategy, education, and a shift in the habits and culture of employees throughout the company.

We’ve written about this before – and can assure you we’ll write about it again – because establishing BI Best practices throughout your company is a critical move in cultivating an analytical environment. These steps increase user adoption, streamline new processes, and establish accountability for the entire business intelligence strategy.


Download the detailed guide here to print and distribute to BI users throughout your company today. 

BI Best Practices

Below, I’ve written each step out with links to eBooks, on-demand webinars, or other resources to help you learn more.
  1. Create a BI roadmap: 3 Stages of Becoming an Analytics-Driven Organization
  2. Identify the most important KPIs: The Metrics that Matter
  3. Define your Action Loops: The Better BI Strategy
  4. Identify the BI user personas: How to Ensure the Highest User Adoption Rates for your BI Project
  5. Assign the Responsibility Matrix roles: Establishing your Company's Responsibility Matrix for BI Success
  6. Recruit an internal BI ambassador: BI Personas: The secret to increase BI user adoption
  7. Provide the proper training: TARGIT Training and eLearning Library
  8. Place BI where employees work most: Embedded BI
  9. Go mobile: Kvadrat Takes BI on the go with TARGIT Mobile BI
  10. Encourage experimentation: Break out of the Data Warehouse

Get started planting the seeds for a robust business intelligence strategy today and watch as analytics take hold throughout your organization. With a strong focus on adhering to these company-wide and spreading BI throughout every department, a truly data-driven environment is within reach.