Measuring the Success of Business Intelligence

Like any investment, a business intelligence implementation project needs to be justified and once taken on, the impact will need to be monitored and measured. This post presents different types of metrics and one way to allocate results that are difficult to measure.
 

Consolidations–Business Intelligence for Success

For companies involved in any stage of consolidation activity, a business intelligence application can be an exceptional tool for understanding the individual companies as well as the effect of the combination. BI can aid significantly in performing due diligence, company valuation, negotiation, and post-consolidation integration analysis, implementation, and reporting.
 

Minimize Risk with Effective Document Planning

Have you ever realized how many paper documents go into a day’s work? You have invoices, packing slips, receipts, bills of lading, agreements & contracts, not to mention legal and human resources documents. The list goes on and if you … Read more

 

Reporting versus Business Intelligence (BI)

Reports generally must be programmed by the IT department, therfore adding to the IT backlog problem and causing delays in the accessibility of informtion. BI can give your users self-service access in just a few clicks.
 

Everyone Looks at KPIs, or Do They?

The concept of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) has been around for more than a decade, going back at least to Kaplan and Norton’s The Balanced Scorecard published in 1996.  So by now, everyone knows what KPIs are and how to … Read more

 

Distribution Best Practices for Pricing Optimization

“Pricing decisions involve a number of complex factors and are difficult for companies to make”, writes the team from the Council for Research on Distribution Best Practices. They explain pricing optimization and how to do it well at your company. … Read more

 

If a supervisor scans a license plate while a license plate is new and it exists in the manufacturing location, they would like to automatically assume that the supervisor wants to review the license plate and potentially change its hold status.
 

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