Day: March 24, 2020

Business intelligence | Jisc

What is business intelligence (BI)?

A quick internet search will return as many definitions of ‘business intelligence’ as you could wish for, each with their own pros and cons.

Whilst not at all seeking to claim ours is any better or worse than others, we have used the following as a source of reference during the production of this resource and during the initiatives which led up to it:

‘Evidence-based decision-making and the processes that gather, present, and use that evidence base. It can extend from providing evidence to support potential students’ decisions whether or not to apply for a course, through evidence to support individual faculty and staff members, teams and departments, to evidence to support strategic decisions for the whole organisation.’

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The Personal MBA Recommended Reading List

The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

Buy the book:

“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for a buck fifty in late charges at the public library.”

Will Hunting (played by Matt Damon), Good Will Hunting

MBA programs don’t have a monopoly on advanced business knowledge: you can teach yourself everything you need to know to succeed in life and at work. The Personal MBA features the very best business books available, based on over ten years and thousands of hours of research. So skip business school and the $150,000 loan: you can get a world-class business education own your own at very

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Kwentong Negosyo | The Filipino Micro Entrepreneur Magazine

Kwentong Negosyo of Nieves Orquinal-Italia


Small and manageable but diverse in scale is the formula that Nieves upholds as an entrepreneur. She manages a range of small enterprises that comprises a sari-sari (variety goods) store, piggery, and fish vending. “The store is my anchor business because it brings daily income which we use to buy food. I also sell my husband Joel’s daily fish catch. On the sale of fish, we get the money to cover other household expenses, such as children’s education, water and electricity, house construction and repair,  etc. The hogs serve literally as my ‘piggy banks’. It provides lump-sum of money twice a year from the sale of piglets, ” shares Nieves.

Life was hard when the family depended only on fishing in the coastal village of Dalupaon, Pasacao, Camarines Sur. When the weather is good and the sea is calm, Joel, catches fish in the coastal

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Oracle Business Intelligence Suite

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Documentation for Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (Oracle BI Publisher) on Fusion Middleware 11g (


Describes how to manage Oracle Fusion Middleware, including how to start and stop Oracle Fusion Middleware, how to configure and reconfigure components, how to back up and recover your environment, and how to move from a test environment to a production environment.

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Explains how to administer Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher, including how to configure security, set up data source connections, define delivery servers, manage the scheduler and delivery server load, and configure run-time properties.

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ePub for iBooks and mobile devices

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The Oracle Fusion Middleware High Availability Guide provides high availability conceptual information as well as administration and configuration procedures for administrators, developers, and others whose role is to deploy and manage Oracle Fusion Middleware with high availability requirements.

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So you’ve found the perfect home, now you’re keen to secure the mortgage to pay for it. Well, GO Homes makes finance easy. We’ve partnered with home construction finance specialists, The Loan Company*, to make financing your new home a breeze. As part of the BGC family, The Loan Company is on hand to guide you through the loan application process as quickly and easily as possible, so you and your family will be in your GO Home sooner.

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Dealing directly with land developers and builders, The Loan Company* does the hard work for you. So you benefit from a faster, more efficient approval

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Top 10 Mobile Business Intelligence Apps

By Drew Robb     Feedback

Mobile BI moves the needle on productivity by giving people access to the data they need to do their jobs on their smartphones and tablets.

Just as business is no longer confined by the walls of a company’s physical facilities, business intelligence (BI) has largely untethered itself from the centralized workstation.

Industry-changing apps such as Uber are using mobile BI functionality to overwhelm a technologically conservative industry.

“Mobilizing data has the potential to facilitate new business models and disrupt entire industries,” said Martha Bennett, an analyst at Forrester Research in a report entitled, The Key Ingredients for Mobile BI Success. “Mobile BI will be a differentiator between industry leaders and laggards.”

The number of North American and European companies making business intelligence applications available on mobile devices has quadrupled over the past three years, she reports. Another Forrester analyst, Boris Evelson, said companies are now beginning

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Global Insurance Accelerator – Des Moines, Iowa

The Global Insurance Accelerator is a mentor-driven business accelerator designed to foster innovation in the insurance industry by supporting insurtech startups targeting the global insurance industry.

Startups: this is not your typical accelerator. Our investors are insurance carriers, our mentors are primarily insurance executives. Participating with our program is a highly strategic decision to find product-market fit and do customer discovery faster than you could ever do on your own.

  • Investment with founder-friendly terms: $75k in the form of a post-money SAFE that converts to 5% of the company; no board seat
  • Currated meetings with 75+ insurance-focused mentors in program; dozens more after

Differences Between Social Entrepreneurs & Business Entrepreneurs

Certain qualities define the entrepreneur as a subset of business owner. Theorists refer to entrepreneurs alternately as individuals who initiate change and individuals who exploit in-progress change by identifying and seizing opportunities to alter the status quo, despite the risks of early adoption. Social entrepreneurs are a type of business entrepreneur rather than a separate category. Whereas typical entrepreneurs improve commercial markets, social entrepreneurs improve social conditions. Several other factors further differentiate social entrepreneurs.

Emphasis on Team Vs. Individual

The “Stanford Social Innovation Review” notes that venture capitalists invest in private business on the basis of a new company’s leadership team and the organization that supports it. Philanthropists – individuals who raise and donate money for charitable causes – rather than venture capitalists are often the primary investors in social entrepreneurs’ projects. They’re more likely to gauge the viability of a project based on the individual at the helm.


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