The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies must have the ability to transform information into meaningful, accurate insights. Most importantly, these insights must be systematically interconnected, to align business strategy with tactics through a seamless integration of analytical, transactional, and collaborative processes.
solution might house a database of transaction information, while analytical processes are carried out in different departments, all running a variety of unconnected spreadsheet applications on personal computers. Integration is often insufficient even within the analytical side of things, with separate departments running their own analyses and no way to synchronize efforts systemically. Manual attempts at synchronization are rife with errors, labor-intensive and time-consuming, and difficult if not