Almost no one likes to hear the dreaded words, “rip and replace!” Reason being, ripping out existing technology is always painful, disruptive and thus largely unwelcome. This is especially true for business intelligence and analytics solutions, partly because… users love their tools!

One elegant solution to this challenge is to install a BI Portal, which synthesizes the metadata and even insights from a wide range of traditional BI and Analytics technologies. Check out this episode of InsideAnalysis to hear host @eric_kavanagh interview Marius Moscovici and Mike Smitherman of Metric Insights, who will explain how this approach works.