Business intelligence (BI) is not a new concept. What’s new is that BI tools are now accessible for midsize companies. Managers can use BI to analyze complex information to support their decision-making processes, combining data from a variety of sources to get an integrated, 360-degree view of the company. Find out how to select the right BI software, the right vendor, and the right approach to implementing BI.
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with another so that total sales of a product for this month (or some other time period) could be compared to the same month last year ' while allowing the user to drill down and perform year-over-year comparisons at levels such as store, customer, or salesperson. Other advanced analysis functions, such as filtering, can be used to include or exclude specific stores, regions, products, salespeople, or time periods in the analysis ' and provide the ability to look at the top-25 or bottom-25 (or any other