The grain of a data warehouse within the data warehouse has been maintained at the business process level. But things are beginning to change in the way that processes are measured.
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The value of well-executed knowledge management is huge. So why--when times are tough and pocketbooks are tight--are companies being short sighted by not pursuing knowledge management strategies?
The day the lights went out in the United States and Canada proved to be a harsh one for the IT sector. In the aftermath of the blackout, people began looking for answers in the data. What was the root cause of this major catastrophe, and why was it not averted? Only digging through the data would reveal the answers...
The Recording Industry Association of America is putting its foot down on file sharing. But is it missing the mark? By using analytics to drive profitable P2P, a win-win situation is created for both the RIAA and music consumers, who offer record companies deep knowledge about their customers that they never had. Instead, the music industry is currently languishing in an outdated model.
Have you considered the human element in system conversions? When planning a system conversion, it is wise to identify and interview the exising stakeholders of a system. There are people who are both directly and indirectly impacted by the system. By identifying the touch points of a system, project teams will be far better positioned to assess future systems and conversion requirements. Here's some help in mapping your touch points.
Personalized marketing and customer data mining are being socked by privacy and data integration woes.
Do you know what areas of synergy can be exploited by having all business intelligence applications grouped in a single practice? Get some help in structuring your organization for optimal business intelligence solutions delivery.
Read why careers in business intelligence are a safe bet for any economy.
In order to support today's real-time information movement needs, you have to move away from your batch tools of the 1990s. Is your data still living in the stone age?
Is status quo the way to go in the rapidly changing nature of business and competition? If we all stay with current patterns and neglect innovation, experimentation and acceleration, we may find ourselves in the midst of more crises than we can handle. Here's some advice in moving your analytical systems forward.