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BICC - Business Intelligence Competence Center
The term BICC or in full "Business Intelligence Competence Center" was coined by Gartner in 2001.
Gartner defined a BICC as "a
team with a
has well-defined specific
use of BI across the organization." Over the years, a lot of research was published in terms of how
companies in reality organised themselves organizationally to implement
Another definition of the BICC could be
: "a Business
Intelligence Competency Center creates
business intelligence goals
Between other, the services and responsibilities of a BICC include : definition and internal approval of the BI Strategy, definition of the organisational aspects of the BICC (reporting lines, budget, mandate, funding, ...), BI Program Management Office,
Data Stewardship, BI & CPM Front-end Tools & Infrastructure, ETL & DW Back-end Tools &
Infrastructure (Data Acquisition), Knowledge Management
for the BI program, internal Marketing & Communication, Education & Support and BI Team Management.
More recently Gartner started to refer to the BICC as BAT, the Business Analytics Team.