A Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) is a team of people established to promote collaboration and the application of BI standards and best practices across the organization *.There are a number of different models of BICC, ranging from a stand-alone department in parallel with other functions, to a virtual and distributed group.
BICC consists of a set of stakeholders wrapped about a Core Team. Within the Core Team there are a few sub-roles that are critical to the success of the Center. These roles include Program Lead and Project Management, as well as people intimately familiar with analytical methods and software, business processes and IT systems. The Core Team remains small – less than 8 people, and ideally is full time