50% of data warehouse projects to fail in 2005-2007

Through 2007, more than 50% of data warehouse projects will have limited acceptance, or will be outright failures, as a result of a lack of attention to data quality issues, according to Gartner. CIOs said in a recent Gartner survey that BI implementation will be a significant factor in delivering IT’s contribution to business growth. However, most businesses are failing to use BI strategically. Gartner analysts said integration of business and IT requirements is critical to any successful BI strategy.