It is generally accepted that the key to any successful business intelligence or data warehousing project starts with a solid strategy. Without it, the chance of success dramatically decreases. The right strategy includes:
Interviewing business users to clearly articulate their needs and to achieve buy-in and project sponsorship
Developing a clear vision for the enterprise that shows the end state
Setting attainable goals and achievable steps for short-term wins that highlight progress
Ensuring compliance through developing and documenting processes and standards
Building a sustainable and maintainable solution for the future
A well-developed information strategy will provide the foundation to help your organization be better prepared and more well-equipped to manage the ever-changing evolution of business.