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Distilling ERP Data Into Tasty BI Brew

Globalization, supply chain complexity, and commodity and currency volatility combine to produce mountains of business data. In the past, just being able to collect and manage the data was task enough, but now companies are looking to mine the data mountain to drive actionable value. Enterprise reso...

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Getting a Grip on Business Intelligence TCO

IT and business management are increasingly expressing alarm at rising costs associated with business intelligence implementations. The fear of hidden costs has kept many companies from making an investment, and many adopters have found that the costs related to ongoing support and maintenance of an...

Microsoft BI: ‘Just Do It in Excel’

When Microsoft kicked off its second annual business intelligence summit in Seattle, it did so with the announcement of enhancing end-user BI capabilities with Gemini, an Excel-based interface that will enable on-the-fly pivot table functionality with point-and-click ease of use. Organizations conti...

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BI: Is One Version of the Truth Still Out There?

Many organizations spend months and endure significant costs to obtain the reporting and analysis capabilities that BI technology promises, only to find that different "versions of the truth" still exist without any definite way of determining which one is real or accurate. This raises the question:...

EXPERT ADVICE

Determining the Best BI Deployment Strategy

With the rapid advance of Software as a Service offerings, data warehouse or business intelligence appliances, and BI capabilities embedded within enterprise applications, companies are now faced with a variety of new deployment options for BI. Traditional on-premise software installations still pre...

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Drawing a Business Intelligence Road Map for E-Tailers

Retailers are increasingly focusing on the use of business intelligence as a tool to profile customers and increase loyalty. A survey of Aberdeen's retail community in November 2007 revealed that business intelligence is the top technology that retailers will be focusing on in 2008. In order to prov...

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The BI Challenge: Send the Information Where It’s Needed

Organizations are being pressured to extend the delivery of actionable information to all people when, where and how they need it. This requires that companies have the ability to combine, aggregate and integrate information to ensure that it reaches its intended audience in the most timely and effe...

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