BI Project Durations for ROI Planning (BI 2013)

  • by Dr. Bjarne Berg, Principal and Tax Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Leader in Tax Technology Compliance, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • July 9, 2013

Use this tool to help you calculate your return on investment for upcoming BI endeavors.

Although there are many considerations for various BI projects — including skills, budget constraints, available resources, scope, and number users — there are some basic rules you can use in your return on investment (ROI) calculations.

In this brief excerpt taken from my BI 2013 session on “Benchmarking BI: How to Identify Critical Success Factors and Calculate ROI of Your BI Initiatives,” I explain typical BI project durations based on scope and timetable to help you better plan your ROI.

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Dr. Bjarne Berg

Dr. Bjarne Berg is a Principal and the Tax Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Leader in Tax Technology Compliance (TTC) at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), LLP. He is responsible for analytics and go-to-market strategy. Dr. Berg is an internationally recognized expert in BI and a frequent speaker at major BI and SAP conferences world-wide, with over 20 years of experience in consulting. He regularly publishes articles in international BI journals and has written five books on business intelligence, analytics, and SAP HANA. Dr. Berg attended the Norwegian Military Academy, and served as an officer in the armed forces. He holds a BS in Finance from Appalachian State University, an MBA in Finance from East Carolina University, a Doctorate in Information Systems from the University of Sarasota, and a Ph.D. in IT from the University of North Carolina.

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