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Understanding Business Intelligence and Your Bottom Line
Given that virtually all small and midsized businesses can benefit from business intelligence (BI) tools, the real question is how much of this technology

business decision worksheet  data mining, data warehousing, business process automation, decision support systems, query and reporting systems, enterprise performance management, executive information systems (EIS) , business activity monitoring (BAM) , modeling and visualization, and so forth, your head can start spinning off its axis. Here is a workable definition of BI that was provided in a recent Technology Evaluation report from a January 10, 2005, Technology Evaluation Centers article by Mukhles Zaman entitled Business

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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