Start with the end in mind. Identify key business drivers. Formulate performance measures. Unless your analytics are aligned with your strategy, they are merely a cost.
Uncover the real systems of record, whether they’re in an ERP, custom apps, or spreadsheets in the cloud. Organize the data universe, and plan for stewardship and governance.
The right information at the right time to the right people. Predictive algorithms. Collaborative environments. State of the art BI systems once available only to giant companies are now available to you.