Companies are moving to adopt business intelligence (BI) systems because the potential payoff can be needle-moving. However, making the decision to implement a BI solution is the easy part. What’s much harder is making sure you’re getting the most out of your investment by ensuring that certain preparatory measures are taken, and important processes, such as identifying key performance indicators important to your company, are solidified ahead of time.
In this slideshow, Chris Garabadian, CoE leader (business intelligence, sales analytics and services) at IMS Health, a company that provides information, services and technology to the pharmaceutical industry, outlines top questions to ask yourself before and while implementing a BI/analytics system.
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