Informed companies make better decisions, and business intelligence (BI) solutions are vital to the health of enterprises of all sizes. The need for BI solutions is not about the technology but rather the information that the solutions deliver, so business owners should drive the need for BI solutions. The technology team does not create the data or use it in a business context, but it does provide mechanisms to store, retrieve, and archive the data accurately and securely.
BI tools organize dissimilar and diverse data across the enterprise, enabling multidimensional relationships of the data that can provide keener insights that empower decisions to leverage opportunities with on‐demand intelligence. More than just spreadsheets on steroids, BI allows the ability to tailor the information to the user’s perspective.
In today’s economic climate, there is a focus on reducing waste and maximizing benefits on information already known about consumers and end-users. A business