The ingredients to a successful Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence deployment include good project management, effective communication and using DW/BI tools to their full potential. In this Database Journal article, Denise Rogers presents her top 10 techniques to guarantee a successful DW/BI deployment.
"Number 10 - Manage the DW/BI project there are too many risks not to: A DW/BI project is huge undertaking for any organization. On this, we must agree. So why would any organization not want to have a formal project management approach to ensure success? The answer should be obvious. A formal process for administering the project ensures that communication, risks, scope, cost, time and quality are managed successfully and effectively, are required and essential."