Structure

Business intelligence and data warehousing team structure


How do most people structure BI/DW teams? Who do we want on the team? What’s the typical chain of command? Are they part of the IT department?
 

Business intelligence/data warehousing teams are constructed quite differently from shop to shop. The most common placement is within IT, although recently I’ve noticed more in the CFO’s area instead.

In business intelligence and data warehousing teams, there is a Director, a Technical Lead (which is somebody that oversees the architecture and can roam into multiple of the other positions), ETL developers (typically mutliple of these) and data access developers. Data modelers may also be a distinct role, or modeling may be done by the Technical Lead. Business analysis is required and may be done by the modeler in small shops. The Physical DBA/System Admininstration needs are generally done by service level agreement (SLA) with those core

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Business Formation – Choose a Business Structure: LLC, Corporation, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership

Common questions

What is a limited liability company?

A limited liability company, or LLC, is a business entity created under state law that combines characteristics of both a corporation and a partnership. Like a corporation, the owners of an are generally not personally liable for company debts. Like a sole proprietorship or a partnership, an LLC is, by default, a “pass through” entity for tax purposes. This means that the LLC does not pay taxes on its profits, but instead, profits and losses are “passed through” to the owners, who must then pay tax on their share of LLC income.

How does a corporation protect my personal assets?

If a business operates as a corporation, the business owners, called shareholders, are not personally liable for debts or other claims against the corporation. That’s because the corporation is a separate legal entity from its owners. If a corporation complies with the

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