Business Analytics and the Path to Better Decisions

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We live in an era of the “intelligent economy.” Organizations are recognizing the need for better intelligence about their business. But how far have we come? And what are the best practices that distinguish companies where employees bring intelligence to decision making? This report considers the use of analytics and business intelligence for improving decision making, and the benefits of prebuilt analytic applications for achieving this.

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