You think so, do you? If you don’t work with the business users, how
are you going to know their real needs? How will you understand what
their data really means and how they use it? They may have issues with
data consolidation and manipulation that you couldn’t possibly imagine
on your own. Do you really know what they’re doing squirreled away in
their cubicles, staring at Excel spreadsheets? You should You can’t
solve a problem if you don’t know it exists.