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The Real Difference Between Reporting and Business Intelligence l Sisense

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Reporting and business intelligence are often used to refer to the same thing — but wrongly so! The difference between reporting and business intelligence goes beyond charts for the first or data correlations for the second. To understand how they compare, it’s best to start with the separate business and end-user needs that each of these two functions is meant to satisfy.

Reporting and BI serve two different business needs

Keep the following descriptions in mind. The different roles of reporting and business intelligence for your organization should then become much clearer.

  • Reporting shows you what has happened so far and what the status of that thing is. Reports often use standard or well-known formats to help people do their jobs better or more easily on a daily (or weekly, monthly, etc.) basis. 

Reports may also focus on one specific set of data or records. For example, a daily

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Artificial intelligence in business: Separating the real from the hype

Typically understood as being all about robots and whiz-bang machines, artificial intelligence (AI) can be tough for executives to wrap their business minds around. In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, senior partner Peter Breuer and McKinsey Global Institute partner Michael Chui speak with McKinsey Publishing’s Simon London about burgeoning business applications of artificial intelligence, the line between hype and true use cases for AI, and how business leaders can separate one from the other.

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Artificial intelligence in business: Separating the real from the hype

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Simon London: Hello and welcome to the McKinsey Podcast. I’m Simon London with McKinsey Publishing. Today, we’re going to be talking about artificial intelligence. It’s certainly a hot topic in the business press and also starting to attract quite a lot of attention in the mainstream media.

You’ve probably read pieces about everything from killer robots to

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6 Real Life Examples of Successful Business Intelligence Systems

Business intelligence systems can sometimes be a sensitive subject. It’s received bad press for being costly and coming with a high risk. More recently, Deloitte reported that executives at some of the world’s largest companies see analytics and business intelligence systems as a leading threat to their business.

This article will show you real life examples of how businesses have successfully benefited from implementing business intelligence systems.

In the Deloitte report, it is said 44% of respondents list business intelligence systems as enablers or disruptors that may threaten their business model, which makes it second most concerning technology threat. With that it mind the main reason included concerns around how to grasp it properly and many recognised it as something that could be of benefit if used wisely.

One example of how business intelligence systems have been maximised is at women’s underwear manufacturer Maidenform. Their CIO Bob Russo said recently

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Real Business Intelligence 2020

Dr. Kirk Borne

Booz Allen Hamilton

Data Science Fellow

Kirk Borne is a Data Science Fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton. Prior to that, Dr. Borne was a professor of astrophysics and computational science at George Mason University for 12 years, where he did research and taught students in the undergraduate and graduate data science programs.

Prior to that, Dr. Borne spent nearly 20 years supporting data systems activities for NASA space science missions, including a role as NASA’s Archive Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope.

Professor Alberto Cairo

Professor Alberto Cairo

University of Miami

Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication

Alberto Cairo is a journalist and designer, and the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami (UM). He is also the director of the visualization program at UM’s Center for Computational Science. He has been head of information graphics at

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Becoming A Real Estate Entrepreneur: Everything You Need To Know

Traditionally, there are a few ways to make serious money as an entrepreneur. They include business ownership; securities investment and speculation; and, perhaps the most personally rewarding, real estate entrepreneurship. Not for the faint of heart, making money in real estate is filled with potential challenges and pitfalls. But with an understanding of the various real estate entrepreneurship strategies, proper implementation, assessment, and adjustment where necessary, one can make substantial profits. The first step is understanding how to make money in real estate.

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In this article, we will cover, 1) strategies for making money with real estate, 2) determining return on investment (ROI), 3) making money with residential real estate, 4) building a business based on commercial real estate, 5) real estate financing, 6) economic trends affecting the real estate market, 7) keys to success to become a real

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