What Should I Look For In a BI Tool?

The Right BI Tool Solves All the Right Problems!
Is There a Business Intelligence Solution That Suits My Needs? There are a lot of components to a comprehensive business intelligence solution. The process of integrating data from disparate sources, and using that data to analyze, clarify, find issues, identify opportunities and make decisions is one that is crucial to every organization, no matter how small or large but it can seem daunting. But, with the right BI reporting tool and dashboard software, your business can do great things and you can empower your business users and make them more productive.
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Business Intelligence Tools for Business Users

Restrictive BI Tools are Not the Answer
Self-Serve Business Intelligence Provides a Competitive Advantage! An enterprise that employs restrictive business intelligence tools is losing competitive advantage and crucial business opportunities every day. To get the most out of business intelligence software, an organization needs a self-serve business intelligence dashboard that will allow business users to access data integrated from multiple sources and analyze that data with ease, using business intelligence reporting that incorporates sophisticated features in a simple, interactive environment.
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Advanced Analytics with Uniform, Secured Access

Take the Confusion Out of Analytics User Access & Security
Can One BI Tool and Solution Guarantee User Access and Appropriate Security? I have a few pet peeves but every one of my team members knows ONE of these pet peeves all too well. I HATE spending time and resources on endless report customization and data sharing that never quite makes it to every team member. I hate it when everyone isn't on the same page! But, I don't have the time to run to every office and check on what team members are using to make decisions.
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Give Users Fresh, NOT Packaged Data!

Fresh vs. Packaged Data? No Contest
Fresh Business Intelligence Data is Key to Confident Decisions. Here's what I know about Business Intelligence: Old or incomplete information does not constitute intelligence - what it does is to result in decisions that are sometimes wrong and nearly always misleading. When we provide a business intelligence tool that ties the hands of business users; when we give business users tools and dashboards that are designed by IT or analysts and assume comprehensive knowledge of user needs, we give our business users the wrong kind of tools!
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Re-Visualizing Business Intelligence, now let’s chat!

Re-Visualizing Business Intelligence, now let’s chat!Since it is the prerogative of a consultant to question and modify predominant jargon, I am hatting (yes, this too is an English word) …I am hatting myself in the hat of a consultant this morning, and I am questioning the application of the term "Business Intelligence." ###Details >
 

Can You Use Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis? Yes!

Can You Use Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis? Yes!What on earth is Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis? It’s not a hot single from a new boy band! It IS a surprisingly simple business intelligence tool that can help you plan, predict, see patterns and trends and allow the average business user to function at a higher level with concise information that will help users to make good decisions. Sound good? It is! Trust me, I use it and it has elevated the work and accuracy of the business decisions made by my team!
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ElegantJ BI Announces Real Time Cube Capability for Swift Decision-making

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ElegantJ BI announces Real Time Cube Management for its BI tools. In addition to its existing MOLAP architecture, and connection with MDX data sources like Microsoft® SSAS and SAP® BW cubes, ElegantJ BI now offers real time cubes to derive data for deep dive analytics in real time and make swift, confident decisions to benefit the enterprise.

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A Summary of the Myths and Confusion in Business Intelligence

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Debunking Common Business Intelligence Myths

A Summary of the Myths and Confusion in the Business Intelligence Market

This article series is entitled 'Debunking Common Business Intelligence Myths'. The information presented in this, the seventh article of the series, summarizes the myths and cuts through the confusion to help you choose the right BI tool for your business and business users.

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Don't Create a Data Governance Tug of War between Financial Pros and IT Staff

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The need to up-to-date, integrated information and analytical data is crucial to the success of the organization and certainly to the accountants, auditors, financial investment professionals and finance managers in any enterprise. But, in an age of user and data breaches, the IT team may be hesitant to allow meaningful, flexible access to critical business intelligence.
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Visualization CAN Replace Need for Ad-Hoc Analysis– Myth#3

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Myth # 3: Business Users Do Not Need Ad-Hoc Data Analysis

If your business is confused about the tools in the business intelligence market, you are not alone. There are lot of options in the market today, which is great for the enterprise and its users, but the confusion that this marketplace creates can be daunting when it comes to making a decision about which solution is right for your organization and your business users. If your business has a self-serve business intelligence initiative, the confusion can be even more discouraging. How do you choose a tool that will live up to the hype and your expectations?

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