I ask because the answers to these questions — and others — will drive the ultimate answer to your question.
As a general rule, it's hard for me to conceive of an organization without internal BI expertise effectively using BI tools on its own. Also, be aware of having too much BI technology, a subject discussed in my next book: The Next Wave of Technologies: Opportunities in Chaos.
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