By some estimates, a business will experience a three-month lag between the time a report is produced and the point at which the enterprise sees improvement or results from the changes the report recommends or predicts. If the reporting is unclear or unconvincing, the recommendations may never be implemented and the report will sit in a file on someone’s computer.
Key Performance Indicators and Performance Management are Crucial to Business Agility!
When a business takes on the task of going from an opinion-based, guessing game environment to a metrics-based, fact-based environment, it must decide WHAT to measure. Metrics are fine, but deciding what is important to measure is crucial. You can measure the wrong things and end up knowing nothing about what is happening in your enterprise, and which tasks and activities are contributing to your bottom line, as opposed to the tasks that are non-productive and business processes that should be modified.
Here’s How Mobile BI Encourages User Adoption and TCO!
Businesses that invest in business intelligence solutions expect to achieve results, become more competitive and improve productivity, but these businesses often fail to understand the need for Mobile BI. Mobile business intelligence should provide all the features and search capability a user needs to perform tasks and get information while on the road, working remotely or visiting a client, partner or regional office.
Combine Traditional BI with Modern BI and Analytics to Improve User Adoption and Gain Advantage!
The world-renowned technology research firm, Gartner, predicts that, ‘through 2024, 50% of organizations will adopt modern data quality solutions to better support their digital business initiatives’. As businesses consider the options for data analytics, it is important to understand the impact of solution selection.
Why Democratize Business Intelligence? Lots of Reasons!
Perhaps you have resisted the temptation to democratize data in your organization. Your resistance may come from in-house, in the form of those who tell you that data governance is impossible in an environment where you spread your data far and wide. Perhaps you believe that the average business user cannot and will not use business intelligence tools, so any expense or time to implement such a solution would be wasteful. Perhaps you feel that the value of such a solution and of user adoption of these tools is overrated, and that ROI and TCO would not be worth the time and effort.
What is R Scripting and Why Do I Need it Integrated in My BI Tool?
Don’t you hate it when someone blurts out a mysterious term at a business conference and you are left to decide whether to reveal your ignorance by asking what they are talking about, or simply nodding your head and smiling as if you understand and agree? I hate it when that happens.