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Kesavan Hariharasubramanian's Blog Posts Tagged 'BI' (5)

The Information-Money Equation

It is a known fact that Business Intelligence (BI) initiatives require a good amount of investment and time by the business. But organizations need to drive these initiatives not with a "cost" mindset but instead with a "profit" mindset.

The money invested in BI initiatives is meant to generate actionable information for timely decision making. It pays to note here that this actionable information can generate money many times over for the business.

The success of the BI…

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Added by Kesavan Hariharasubramanian on April 23, 2014 at 3:47am — 2 Comments

Anemic Adoption still ailing BI

Here is an excerpt from a TDWI article - "The Year in BI and Data Warehousing" - that was published in December 2013.

"One of the things that ailed BI in 1993 and 2003 is the same thing that ails BI today: i.e., anemic adoption. This is in spite of the fact that today's BI tools incorporate a staggering array of "self-service" features, along with (often…

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Added by Kesavan Hariharasubramanian on April 8, 2014 at 2:23am — 1 Comment

Enabling Corporate Governance using BI

References:





1. "Sarbanes-Oxley Act" - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarbanes-Oxley_Act



2. 'Intro to Compliance - Sarbanels Oxley & your EDW' from http://www.b-eye-network.com/blogs/linstedt/archives/2009/01/post.php



3. 'Gauging your BI Maturity for SOX Compliance' from http://www.technologyexecutivesclub.com/Articles/businessintelligence/bimaturity.php



Enabling Corporate Governance using BI



In this article, we shall explore… Continue

Added by Kesavan Hariharasubramanian on January 27, 2009 at 12:53am — No Comments

Agile Business Intelligence

Agile Business Intelligence (BI):



by Kesavan Hariharasubramanian



The aim of any Business Intelligence (BI) initiative is to help an organization to review its business, its competition and its external environment from time to time and take more smarter and faster decisions not only for survival and sustenance but also to stay one step ahead of its competition. Or in other words, BI serves to keep an organization agile and vigilant at the same… Continue

Added by Kesavan Hariharasubramanian on January 23, 2009 at 3:34am — 2 Comments

Applying Wisdom of Alexander the Great to Business Intelligence

The title at first glance might beg the question "What does Alexander have to do with Business Intelligence?", which is quite a natural reaction. But what is unnatural and invisible to many is the perspicacity that one can derive from the wisdom of Alexander to solve problems, not necessarily problems in BI implementation alone, but any problem for that matter.



The discussion here, though, shall be focused on the application of leadership process of Alexander to successful management… Continue

Added by Kesavan Hariharasubramanian on November 7, 2008 at 3:49am — 1 Comment

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