Business Analysis for Business Intelligence

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400 pages

Book Description

Aligning intelligence (BI) infrastructure with strategy processes not only improves your organization's ability to respond to change, but also adds significant value to your BI infrastructure and development investments. Until now, there has been a need for a comprehensive book on for BI that starts with a macro view and gradually narrows it down to real-world tips, templates, and discussion material BI analysts need to know.

Covering the concepts, tools, and background required for successful BI , Business Analysis for Business Intelligence describes how to use business intelligence to improve your analysis activities. It outlines a proven for developing data models and solutions that fit your organization’s strategy. Explaining how to avoid common pitfalls, it demonstrates how to use continuous improvement to create a strategic knowledge organization and establish a competitive advantage.

  • Links proven theories with practical insights
  • Describes the questions you need to ask yourself or the client when turning data into information
  • Includes discussion items and templates suitable for both IT and business professionals
  • Illustrates the root causes behind poor management
  • Outlines the steps needed to get your BI project started correctly

The book details a framework based on time-tested theories, empirical data, and the author’s experience analyzing strategic processes in dozens of organizations across a range of industries—including financial, logistics, food production, , telecom, government, and retail. Providing you with the tools to achieve enduring success, the book can help your organization develop successful BI projects and fine-tune them to match the strategic decision making process in your organization.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - The Increasing Cycle Speed of Growth and Its Laws
Chapter 3 - Balancing the 5 Ps of Strategic Management
Chapter 4 - Adapting BI to the Organization’s Configuration
Chapter 5 - Understanding the 4 Cs
Chapter 6 - The Business Case for Business Intelligence
Chapter 7 - BI and Cost Accounting
Chapter 8 - BI and Financial Management
Chapter 9 - BI and Operations Management
Chapter 10 - BI and Marketing Management
Chapter 11 - BI and Human Resources Management
Chapter 12 - Starting a BI Project
Chapter 13 - Managing the Project Life Cycle
Chapter 14 - Mastering Data Management
Chapter 15 - Mastering Data Quality
Chapter 16 - Business Analyst’s Toolbox

Book Details

  • Title: Business Analysis for Business Intelligence
  • Author:
  • Length: 400 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-10-09
  • ISBN-10: 1439858349
  • ISBN-13: 9781439858349