You can make your staff more productive, and more valuable to your firm, by empowering them with the front end tools they choose–along with achieving overall BI objectives
I am a Financial Analyst–I have more pressing things to do than data entry, data extraction, data sorting, or data filtering. Freed-up means being able to focus on value-added analysis and collaboration.
The way to improve on our decision-making process is to tap into this data in two ways. Business intelligence (BI) uses data to look at the efficacy of past actions while Business Analytics (BA) uses data to predict future outcomes. Both use the same data to gather their insights, but they approach the data pool in a different way.