Business Intelligence: Getting Smarter, But Still Learning

By Darrell Dunn  |  Posted 2007-10-30 Print this article Print

Major acquisitions and increased deployments are pushying bsiness intelligence to the forefront of IT strategy. Here's a look at what works—and what hurdles remain.

BI software deployments have gone up, and businesses are finding new uses for the tools every day. At the same time, consolidation is changing the competitive landscape, forcing CIOs to make tough decisions on purchasing. See how the experiences of several companies can help you evaluate needs, troubleshoot problems and plan a successful deployment.

Story Guide:

  • Have Business Found BI's Benefits Yet?

  • Gaining Acceptance

  • Other Uses

  • Obstacles Remain
  • Also in This Feature:

  • Business Intelligence: Maturing Steadily

  • Ouch! BI's Varied Pain Points

  • Tips for Successful BI Deployments

  • BI Goes Mainstream

  • Next Page: Have Business Found BI's Benefits Yet?


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