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How to evaluate business intelligence software vendors

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To remain competitive in today’s tough marketplace it is crucial that a business has the ability to transform vast amounts of data into actionable information in the form of business intelligence (BI).

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User adoption: That's the real point of BI

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The outlook for a successful business intelligence (BI) project is not good. At least that’s what Gartner says: BI projects have a 60% failure rate. But your reaction to this statistic and the reasons Gartner cited it, primarily have to do with your own experience as an implementer or end-user of BI software.

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Why your company culture is key to business intelligence success

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Despite the increasing adoption rates of business intelligence (BI), many executives do not feel that data is leveraged effectively across the whole company. Company culture and commitment to data-driven decision-making is a key determinant of a company’s success with BI.

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Achieving business intelligence success through stakeholder engagement

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For a company to succeed with its business intelligence project, stakeholder engagement from start to finish is essential.

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Three ways a data analytics solution helps with ERP migration

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There are many benefits for companies in manufacturing, distribution and retail to invest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology, including enhanced automation for the ability to deal with a complex data landscape.

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5 common business intelligence problems

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When businesses aren't getting value from a business intelligence (BI) solution, it may seem like the software is causing more trouble than it is worth. However, the business intelligence problems are often not due to the business or to the software alone, but rather due to the mismatch between the two.

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7 data trends for mid-market managers in 2020

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Everyone needs data. For manufacturing , distribution and retail businesses to succeed in today’s competitive market, data analytics has to be in the hands of all business users, from sales and marketing, to operations and logistics­. This will require a major shift in perspective for many companies.

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