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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Author Attacks Harvard! (Sort of... well, not really... OK, not at all)
Editors' Picks: Vendors submit. We review. ... white papers from whitepapers.technologyevaluation.com.White paper: Why One Number Is Not EnoughEditor A (the

form editor  the sexiest of key performance indicator (KPI) headings (I prefer the “you bringing a friend next time?” swinger approach), but whatever floats your boat. The author seems to be taking issue with a Harvard Business Review article called “The One Number You Need to Grow.” Or rather, not with the article itself, but some companies’ response to it, which (we’re told) was to ditch all other customer feedback in favor of the One Number. At first glance, the white paper thus seems to veer into I-hav

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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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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