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Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App By Cindi Howson

Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App
by Cindi Howson

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When used strategically, business intelligence helps companies transform their organization to be more agile, more competitive, and more profitable. This title offers guidance for companies looking to embark upon their first BI project as well as those hoping to maximize their deployments.
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Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App by Cindi Howson

Praise for Successful Business Intelligence

"If you want to be an analytical competitor, you've got to go well beyond business intelligence technology. Cindi Howson has wrapped up the needed advice on technology, organization, strategy, and even culture in a neat package. It's required reading for quantitatively oriented strategists and the technologists who support them." --Thomas H. Davenport, President's Distinguished Professor, Babson College and co-author, Competing on Analytics

"When used strategically, business intelligence can help companies transform their organization to be more agile, more competitive, and more profitable. Successful Business Intelligence offers valuable guidance for companies looking to embark upon their first BI project as well as those hoping to maximize their current deployments." --John Schwarz, CEO, Business Objects

"A thoughtful, clearly written, and carefully researched examination of all facets of business intelligence that your organization needs to know to run its business more intelligently and exploit information to its fullest extent." --Wayne Eckerson, Director, TDWI Research

"Using real-world examples, Cindi Howson shows you how to use business intelligence to improve the performance, and the quality, of your company." --Bill Baker, Distinguished Engineer & GM, Business Intelligence Applications, Microsoft Corporation

"This book outlines the key steps to make BI an integral part of your company's culture and demonstrates how your company can use BI as a competitive differentiator." --Robert VanHees, CFO, Corporate Express

"Given the trend to expand the business analytics user base, organizations are faced with a number of challenges that affect the success rate of these projects. This insightful book provides practical advice on improving that success rate." --Dan Vesset, Vice President, Business Analytics Solution Research, IDC

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About Cindi Howson


Cindi Howson is the President of ASK, a BI Consultancy. She has worked with Business Objects since 1994, helping customers around the world implement and optimize their deployments. As an industry analyst, she authors the BIScorecard(tm) product reviews, teaches for The Data Warehouse InstituteI, and writes for Intelligence Enterprise. Cindi is the author of Business Objects XI: The Complete Reference as well as Successful Business Intelligence, by McGraw-Hill.

Table of Contents


Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Business Intelligence from the Business Side
Chapter 2. Techno Babble: Components of a Business Intelligence Architecture
Chapter 3. The Business Intelligence Front-End
Chapter 4. Measures of Success
Chapter 5. The LOFT Effect
Chapter 6. Executive Support
Chapter 7. D Is for Data
Chapter 8. The Business-IT Partnership
Chapter 9. Relevance
Chapter 10. Agile Development
Chapter 11. Organizing for Success
Chapter 12. The Right BI Tool for the Right User
Chapter 13. Other Secrets to Success
Chapter 14. The Future of Business Intelligence
Appendix A: This Successful BI Survey
Appendix B: Recommended Resources
Notes
Index

Additional information

GOR003211191
Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App by Cindi Howson
Cindi Howson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2008-01-01
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0071498516
9780071498517
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