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How to gather business intelligence reporting requirements from BI users

Gather business intelligence reporting requirements from BIend-users with six questions from an expert. Learn if you should use a reporting requirement template during the evaluation process for business intelligence (BI) projects.

Are there any readily available reporting requirement templates of questions to ask for gathering reporting requirements...

from end-users during the evaluation process for a new business intelligence (BI) initiative?

I steer away from reporting requirement templates for BI projects and rely on fundamental questions such as the following:

I find that choosing a new BI product is an excellent time to look at the basics. Merely replicating the old system with a new technology is a recipe for project management disaster.

This was last published in July 2009

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Hello, I am a BA working on a BI project for the first time. What are some BI questions that I should be asking the Stakeholder during the initial requirements session? Any help you could provide would be appreciated. Thank you!
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