Business Intelligence is more than just reporting. It can be the lifeline of a business helping shape decisions, inspiring actions, and providing the right insights to the right people at the right time.
To simplify it, Business Intelligence is:
• What happened? (reporting, analytics, insights)
• What is happening? (real time analytics)
• What could happen? (predictive analytics)
Without this information, it’s difficult to run a business intelligently. Imagine an external event that forces you to make tough decisions. Do you have visibility to all the numbers in your business, so that you can make informed bets and respond to market changes? Do you have those numbers available immediately or will it take some time and effort that could slow you down? Does information flow easily in your organization and is at your fingertips in a timely manner?
If you are wondering if your business needs to implement Business Intelligence… you are not alone.
We’ve created a checklist with 11 things to ponder that may just help you answer the previous question. It’s free.
We would love to email it to you. Don’t worry there’s no catch.
But perhaps you’ve already implemented BI using Excel spreadsheets or other tools… ask yourself, is the solution you have implemented able to support your business’s future and vision?
Someone said: “We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.”
When it comes to BI, in addition to the top three insights that Business Intelligence provides (what happened, what is happening and what could happen), the 4th insight Business Intelligence delivers is actually the ability to make the future happen based on this next question.
What do we want to have happen here?
If you have ideas for your business that are simply not supported by your current BI, take a step back and ponder the 11 statements on the free Business Intelligence checklist. We would love to email it to you. Again, no catch!
Once you’ve looked at the checklist, we’re so passionate about BI that we would love to chat about it with you and hear your questions and feedback.
Feel free to contact us.