10 Principles of the New Business Intelligence

BI historically has been about dashboards and scorecards developed for specific uses, says AMR Research analyst John Haggerty. But that’s changing. “All of a sudden it’s about integrated analytics within applications,” he says. “The conversation is starting to shift to looking at ...

PERSUADING WITH DATA

The HBR Insight Center highlights emerging thinking around today’s most important business ideas. In this Insight Center, we’ll look at best practices for using graphics, data, and storytelling to make spectacular business cases, get organizational buy-in, train talent, and win custome ...

The Challenge of Mobile

Business Intelligence Today there’s a much larger universe of BI consumers in the lines of business, and they have different requirements than analysts. Related Articles:

Best Practices for Business Intelligence

Business intelligence is more than just software. For a successful implementation, businesses need to have the right processes and infrastructure in place in addition to the right business intelligence applications.Unfortunately, a lot of implementations aren’t successful. According ...

Goals of Business Intelligence

Why do companies use business intelligence? The primary goal is stay ahead of the competition and make the right decision at the right time. Those decisions can be made around pretty much any aspect of running a business, such as:Figuring out how to increase the effectiveness of market ...

Components of Business Intelligence

While ideally the end result of business intelligence is not complex, there is a lot of complex technology involved in turning raw data into actionable information. Here are a few of the core components of a typical business intelligence deployment:Source Data Ext ...

What is Business Intelligence?

Business Intelligence helps derive meaningful insights from raw data. It’s an umbrella term that includes the software, infrastructure, policies, and procedures that can lead to smarter, data-driven decision making. Related Articles: