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Business intelligence (BI) efforts can only result in a truly intelligent, agile business if they are driven by business goals?comprehensively deployed and adopted; and managed in ways that produce meaningful, measurable and credible results. Discover five BI trends to watch out for in 2010, and learn how to develop an approach to BI that?s effective, and tailored to your organization?s unique needs and goals.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Software as a Service (SaaS), Focus Research
While earlier generations of business intelligence (BI) tools were sized and priced for enterprise organizations, that?s changing. New technologies, including in-memory analytics and interactive visualization, are making it possible for a broader range of users to build and use BI applications. Learn how these technologies are leveling the playing field?allowing midsize organizations to compete with larger enterprises.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Warehouse, End-User Query and Reporting, Modeling and Visualization, IBM
SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 solutions are the next major release of business intelligence (BI) software from SAP. They include features ranging from reporting, query and analysis, and dashboards and visualization, to discovery and predictive analytics capabilities, as well as data quality and extract, transform, and load (ETL) functionality. Get a high-level overview of the new features in SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Quality, End-User Query and Reporting, Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL), Statistical Data Analysis, SAP
For many companies, a challenging business event or critical business pain precipitates a conversation about business intelligence (BI). But don?t wait until you introduce new products, upgrade your IT environment, or notice that your inventory is increasing but not your sales. Find out how to build a return on investment (ROI) for your BI applications and projects, so you can leverage your own data before it?s too late.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, Data Mining, Outsourcing, Practices and Business Issues, Return on Investment (ROI), Oco, Inc
Business intelligence (BI) capabilities transform vast amounts of data into relevant information that organizations rely on to make decisions and manage performance. Most companies have some form of BI, and most are familiar with its benefits. However, in order to extract maximum advantage from BI initiatives, it is necessary to be aware of?and avoid?their seven ?fatal flaws.?
Related to BI Applications: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, Decision Making, End-User Query and Reporting, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, IT Infrastructure, IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, Regulatory and Compliance, Search Utility and Analysis, Software Selection, Strategy, Colman Computer Services, Information
The old approaches for collecting, assimilating, and delivering business intelligence (BI) data have not kept pace with today?s increasing demand for rapid decision making. Many companies use static reports and ad hoc queries, but fewer companies use dashboards and portals?which often lack the interactivity required for navigation and visualization of business data. Learn how a next-generation dashboard solution can help.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Enterprise Information Portal (EIP), Practices and Business Issues, SAP
The convergence of business intelligence (BI) and mobility has been well under way for some time. As more professionals begin using smart phones and other mobile devices to keep up to date with business information, your company?s work force will start seeing mobile access to business data as the rule rather than the exception. Discover the benefits that are in store for an organization that embraces mobile analytics.
Related to BI Applications: Alerting and Notification, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Competitive Intelligence, Data Warehouse, End-User Query and Reporting, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, Mobile Computing, Modeling and Visualization, Needs Analysis, ROI Tool, Statistical Data Analysis, Yellowfin
Business intelligence (BI) is often an area of friction between information technology (IT) (who provide information) and the business users (who need it to do their jobs). By allowing you to connect goals, metrics, and people across the enterprise, an enterprise BI standard helps organizations manage and optimize information flows like other business processes, leading to improved alignment and transparency.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, SAP, Information, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Web-based business intelligence (BI) is no longer an anomaly: organizations are ready for BI solutions that go beyond Web portals. However, when selecting Web-based BI applications, organizations must evaluate architecture, rather than features or functions. What differentiators do you need to look for before embarking on a full-scale BI implementation? And which vendors offer the solution your organization truly needs?
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), End-User Query and Reporting, On-line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Multi-dimensional Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, Technology Evaluation Centers, Industry Independent
The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software?s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.
Related to BI Applications: Decision Making, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Requirements Analysis and Definition, Software Selection, Systems Integration, Estrella Partners Group LLC
To survive in today?s ever-changing business environment, you need to make decisions and act quickly. To thrive, you need to do so more quickly than your competitors. Business intelligence (BI) solutions can support your ability to identify business opportunities and challenges, and to address them fast. Learn about a BI product that can help you identify challenges and opportunities and take action to capitalize on them.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Enterprise Management, Executive Views, Return on Investment (ROI), Technology Tools and Methods, Technology Evaluation Centers
Given that virtually all small and midsized businesses can benefit from business intelligence (BI) tools, the real question is how much of this technology constitutes a good investment of time and energy? Your need to determine what BI tools you really require to drill down and extract the key performance data that will make your company more efficient and profitable.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, On-line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Multi-dimensional Analysis, Sage
Hospitals around the world are facing increased pressure to improve operations from multiple directions. Legal requirements, aging populations, and an ever-growing need to be service-oriented are forcing hospitals to do more with less. Hospitals could be doing more to coordinate, analyze, and use data to improve operational performance. A new generation of business intelligence (BI) tools, such as dashboards, can help.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, SAP, Health Care and Social Assistance, Hospitals
Making information broadly and easily available to more users throughout an organization?and beyond the organization to customers, partners, and stakeholders?has never been more imperative. More enterprises are coming to understand the value of placing consistent, integrated data into the hands of everyone who needs it. Learn how a data mart consolidation program can help you improve decision making while cutting costs.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, SAP
When it comes to acquiring business intelligence, small to medium-sized companies are often at a disadvantage. Compared to larger companies, they may lack the resources to process data and turn it into business insight, or their systems may not be able to keep pace with organizational growth. This can severely limit their ability to compete?and ultimately, to survive.
Related to BI Applications: Business Intelligence (BI), Microsoft
 
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