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Business Intelligence Outsourcing - A Framework

@inproceedings{Kemper2007BusinessIO,
  title={Business Intelligence Outsourcing - A Framework},
  author={H.-G. Kemper and Henning Baars and Thomas A. Horakh},
  booktitle={ECIS},
  year={2007}
}
The purposeful application of selective outsourcing has become a core building block of IT Governance approaches. It seems compelling to apply outsourcing rationales for activities related to integrated management support infrastructures – Business Intelligence (BI) infrastructures –, which have grown in scale, scope and relevance in the recent years. Results from an exploratory study back this conclusion, but they also show that the related activities have to be handled with extraordinary care… 

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