Establishing BI steering committees
Our company has recently created an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment -
one small project has gone live and a large project is in progress and is scheduled to go live at the end of the year.
We have recommended the formation of a "Business intelligence (BI) Steering Committee" to develop and
direct enterprise BI strategy and priorities, and a "BI Working Committee"
to direct the implementation of the BI Strategy.
Can you provide us with any hints or tips based on your experience?
Some specific questions are:
What types of people should make up each of these business intelligence committees? Assuming
you agree, how do we justify having senior business reps on the BI Steering
Can you point us to any best practices around the formation of such
This was first published in April 2004