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BI Software Implementation Success: The Human Factor
We are easily convinced that having the right business intelligence (BI) application will help us achieve total control over our business and increase the

bi implementation  The success of a BI implementation depends highly on the degree to which the following factors are present among team members: Commitment —by requiring all stakeholders to commit to the project through all its stages Flexibility —by reinforcing this commitment every step of the way and readjusting general and specific objectives as necessary Knowledge transfer —by “spreading the word” or transferring the knowledge acquired during the initial stages of BI solution mapping, to ensure all users

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At Last-A Complete (and Successful) RFID Implementation


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bi implementation  away from an object. BI system : Business intelligence system; usually contains all corporate information. Code hopping : Refers to the ability of a device to switch from one frequency to another automatically and to use open channels within a preset range of operation. EAN : European article number ; European version of a bar code. An 8- or 13-digit code originally used by companies outside North America to uniquely identify themselves and their products worldwide. EPC : Electronic product code ; a code Read More

The Challenges of a Business Intelligence Implementation: A Case Study


The University of Illinois provides a good example of extensive integration of its business intelligence (BI) solution and data warehousing environment with its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

bi implementation  and the use of BI tools, as well as user buy-in. Additionally, the scalability of the server environment and the amount of data being processed created severe issues. Although each of these areas had positive outcomes, much work was required on the part of the DS group and Business Objects to overcome the challenges associated with the implementation. The two main challenges associated with training involved timing and selling the new system. For the actual deployment, training was conducted too early. Read More

Oco’s "Canned" BI Solutions: A New Way to Look at BI


Last week my peer, Russell Cooper and I completed a successful certification of Oco Software’s business intelligence (BI) solution. Oco was represented by Jacques Hebert, the senior technical business analyst and marketing representative. Oco's products are such that the client does not need to add support staff, because they deliver cost effective “out-of-the-box” or "canned

bi implementation  healthy rate in the BI space, as their approach is unique because of the following factors. Oco offers a guaranteed fixed-cost solution with a full implementation completed between six and ten weeks. Oco's solution fits more than 90 percent of any standard business’s needs. No major hardware acquisitions are necessary for the client; all hardware, software, and support are done at Oco. No staffing increase is required by the client to support the offering, as there is minimal IT intervention. Oco’s Read More

Bridge the Gap between BI Best Practices and Successful Real-world Solutions


A strong business intelligence (BI) program can be a powerful competitive differentiator for midsize businesses—but many implementations fall short of expectations. Download this paper featuring research from Gartner to discover how you can avoid common pitfalls and build a successful BI program that unleashes your organization’s potential.

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Innovation Driver and BI Vendor QlikTech’s QlikView Is Now a TEC Certified BI Solution


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Affordable BI: Why Your Business Needs It now!


In why BI is ripe for businesses of any size, you'll learn why the ideal time to consider a BI solution is now; and how new BI solutions for smbs a...

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Managing ERP Implementation Projects to Deliver Increased ROI


ERP implementation projects have the potential to make or break a business. A well-implemented ERP solution can enable an organization to grow, run more cohesively, and drive substantial benefits in metrics. This report, based on an Aberdeen survey of 188 respondents, illustrates how Best-in-Class organizations scope out their ERP project plans and then manage and measure to deliver return on investment. Download the report.

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Rapid Implementation Methodology


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bi implementation  for modern technology Avoid Big Bang - rather, roll out in small steps Staff the project with people you cannot do without The following sections will explain the rationale and the importance of these statements in more detail. Cost drivers - and how to manage them No doubt, there are just a few areas where things can go really wrong. But there is no escape, you ought to recognize the perils and deal with them undaunted. A general word of advice is to keep things simple - a large software Read More

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Komatsu Employs “Mod Squad” For Logility Implementation


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bi implementation  infrequently (e.g., product cost, bills of material, financial data) and manually input data, which is created on an as-needed basis by human intervention (e.g., order adjustments, material shortage, pricing adjustments). In most rapid implementation methodologies, dynamic data is not validated (it is notoriously difficult to incorporate, because you may not always be able to pinpoint the source of that data). A final differentiator concerning CDS's approach: CDS conducts periodic user and technology Read More