Category Archive for : ‘In-the-news’

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October

Article: Progressing your BI Strategy – Advance to Run

Article: Progressing your BI Strategy – Advance to Run
By Sajid Patel

In the first two articles (Crawl & Walk) of this three-part series, we discussed what it takes to reach a level in your Business Intelligence (BI) strategy where the environment accelerates to deliver value to an increasing set of business groups. In this final article, we will discuss some of the considerations to take your BI strategy to the next level of value and advance to “run.”

* “Run”: Integrating BI into Key Business Functions

When you chose

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September

Article: Progressing your BI Strategy – Accelerated to Walk

ARTICLE FEATURED IN TECHNOLOGY FIRST, SEPTEMBER 2011
By Sajid Patel

In the first article of this three-part series, we jumpstarted the discussion on how to progress your organization’s Business Intelligence (BI) strategy. We talked about the importance of BI as a means of keeping the competitive edge and identifying opportunities. It’s hard to argue the value of information in optimizing business performance across many aspects. Then we established the fundamentals on how to get started with BI through a well-orchestrated “Crawl” stage. In this article, we will talk

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August

Article: Progressing your BI Strategy – Begin the Crawl

ARTICLE FEATURED IN TECHNOLOGY FIRST, AUGUST 2011
By Sajid Patel

Business Intelligence has been around for quite some time, arguably dating back to the 1960’s under the generalization of Decision Support Systems. While today’s definition may not be consistently used by analysts, vendors or customers; the business value it promises to deliver can be justified through numerous real-life case studies. Even a single, well-orchestrated instance can be enough to achieve a sizable return on investment and then some. Needless to say, finding that one hidden opportunity that can yield

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27

January

Article: Demonstrating Value Changes the “Business” Face of IT

In today’s highly volatile economic environment and rapidly changing landscape of IT best practices, most IT leaders are struggling with balancing competing priorities with ever-shrinking budgets. For many, it’s an ongoing debate with business executives on how to address the costs and risks associated with delivering IT services. Innovation within IT is being achieved by some; however the majority of IT organizations do not know where to begin.

In order to address these concerns, some IT organizations are embracing a new, pragmatic approach to IT value by implementing a measurement process

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