Tools under the business intelligence (BI) umbrella combine to convert data into information, and information into decisions for action. Dashboards and scorecards are two such tools. Though often confused, they have functional difference, especially in modern BI suites.
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intelligence (BI) thus represents all the tools and systems that play a key role in the strategic planning process of the corporation, by allowing a company to gather, store, access, and analyze corporate data to aid in decision-making. Generally, these systems will illustrate BI in the areas of customer profiling, customer support, market research, market segmentation, product profitability, statistical analysis, and inventory and distribution analysis, to name only a few. The BI applications have not