Information Management And Business Intelligence
T’s no secret that we live in a fast-paced world, and no arena reflects the breakneck pace of socio-economic evolution more than business. This results in more jobs created and more money earned for every person at every level of delivery, management, and production. Business intelligence includes all of the technologies for managing large amounts of structured and unstructured data and helps to identify, develop and create new strategic business opportunities.
Mobile tools allow decision makers to access intelligence wherever they need it, not just when they’re at their desks. As Business Intelligence professionals, we tend to defer to the servers guys, network guys or DBAs when specifying the environment on which our solutions run.
Realise that traditional ETL tools are not always going to be the right approach due to their ‘batch’ approach. When I recently asked the #BIWisdom tribe this question, their tweets made it immediately clear that their companies are gearing up for achieving even greater value from business intelligence than they have to date.
For a business to be successful, it is very important the ability to make accurate and quick business decisions. Bottom line: From my years of studying successes and failures in business intelligence governance, I recommend that organizations first evaluate how their various stakeholders might use, and could benefit from, the information the data yields.
There are various ways in which that information can be formatted in order to conclude the best decision, and impart that information so more knowledge and benefit can be gained by the business. View of the business and offers data extraction and cube management, ad-hoc queries and BI reporting to slice and dice, drill down, drill up and drill through and find the most relevant information.