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Business Intelligence For Dummies Excerpt

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This excerpt, which seeks to make business intelligence more understandable, discusses the ten keys to BI success.

You're intelligent, right? So you've already figured out that Business Intelligence can be pretty valuable in making the right decisions about your business. But you've heard at least a dozen definitions of what it is, and heard of at least that many BI tools. Where do you start?

Business Intelligence For Dummies makes BI understandable! It takes you step by step through the technologies and the alphabet soup, so you can choose the right technology and implement a successful BI environment. You'll see how the applications and technologies work together to access, analyze and present data that you can use to make better decisions about your products, customers, competitors and more.

You'll find out how to:

  • Understand the principles and practical elements of BI
  • Determine what your business needs
  • Compare different approaches to BI
  • Build a solid BI architecture and roadmap
  • Design, develop, and deploy your BI plan
  • Relate BI to data warehousing, ERP, CRM, and e-commerce
  • Analyze emerging trends and developing BI tools to see what else may be useful

This book excerpt contains the book's eighteenth chapter, "Ten Keys to BI Success."

The attached Zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.doc
  • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
  • Business Intelligence For Dummies.pdf
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