Business intelligence (BI) is not only an imperative for big companies. Growing and midsized organizations also require visibility into all aspects of the business for their day-to-day decision-making, with accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information. We outline the issues, business ramifications, and solutions for the BI requirements of growing companies.
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to the aged, out-of-date information that leads to faulty decisions. Data warehousing, as another example, replicates business data on separate databases, and by definition is not real-time. Business intelligence, to be useful, stems from data derived from the integration of all key business processes. Your business has many interconnected facets: accounting, sales, manufacturing, warehousing, purchasing, bill collecting, management of your staff, your customers, your suppliers, and your partners. For you