Like many of today’s IT decision makers, you may be considering a business intelligence (BI) solution for your midsize company. But how do you go about adding BI without disrupting your company? Without breaking the bank? Without having to add staff members with specialties you’ve never even heard of before? This paper helps answer those questions, with practical advice for bringing BI into your midsize company.
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tends to focus on dynamic reports, static reports, scorecards, dashboards—all of which are, really, a kind of report. True BI, however, should be the whole, integrated reporting + analysis + planning. Call it Corporate Performance Management if you like (some folks do). Gather data. Analyze it in various ways. Make tentative decisions, and see how they affect the data outcome. Make final decisions, and have them modify your planning systems dynamically to make implementing those decisions seamless and