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Apr 22, 2013

Once, business intelligence (BI) tools, says Jim Shepherd, vice president of Strategy at Plex Systems (, usually required “an enormous amount of effort from IT to get them in place and working.” People had to buy the software, design the data warehouse, build the cubes, figure out in advance how people might want to look at the data, and develop the extraction and transformation and passing of the data from the transactional system into the BI system. “All that stuff could take years and huge amounts of money to setup and put in place before BI became self-service,” continues Shepherd...