Smart enterprises use information to deliver superior business results and to gain a strategic edge over competition. Proliferation in data volumes, complexity of data sources along with real-time information requirements demand fresh approaches to designing business intelligence solutions. The challenges of designing high performance data warehousing environments that meet the varying and evolving demands of businesses require exceptional skills. The DW and BI Center of Excellence distill information from projects executed, identify technology trends and provide thought leadership to the entire organization. The group sets direction, refines methodologies and processes for data warehouse development and shares best practices. The group is also involved in the research of areas relevant to businesses today.