Business intelligence (BI) is a set of theories, methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that turn data into meaningful and useful information for business purposes. In other words; leverage your existing information to make your business more profitable.

Business Intelligence uses large amounts of information to help identify and develop opportunities. This means your business grows.

Use your information

Business Intelligence Services

Data Warehousing

Often Business Intelligence applications use information gathered from a data warehouse. A data warehouse is a copy of transactional data that helps you make good decisions.

You can’t make any business decision based on data you don’t have.

The first step is to find the data.

Applications in an Enterprise

Create metrics for you data, analyze your data against these metrics, create reports that disseminate the day, organize your employees into collaborative teams, and manage the knowledge properly.
Once you have the information you must understand how to use it.

Good information alone is not enough

Prioritize Projects

It is often difficult to provide a positive business case for business intelligence initiatives and often the projects must be prioritized through strategic initiatives.

Enforce access to data for everyone. Then even a small benefit, such as a few minutes saved, makes a difference when multiplied by the number of employees in the entire organization.

Go with real intelligence, not your gut.

Success Factors

How committed is management? How much growth is available? Does the data support the change?

Success is dependent on your willingness to commit.

Business Sponsorship

The commitment and sponsorship of senior management is considered the most important criteria for assessment. This is because having strong management backing helps overcome shortcomings elsewhere in the project.

Support from multiple members of the management ensures the project does not fail if one person leaves the steering group.

Vision, someone has to have it.

Good Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence technologies give you historical, current, and predictive views of business operations.

Common functions of business intelligence technologies include reporting, online analytical processing, analytics, data mining, process mining, complex event processing, business performance management, bench-marking, text mining, predictive analytics and prescriptive analytics.

Knowing something doesn’t mean anything unless you use that information

We know databases. We can help you find the information you need and get it into a format you can use. Your information is in there, it’s a matter of finding it and using it.

Use your information, grow your business.