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BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE DATA MODELING

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE DATA MODELING

A data model that is well-designed is the foundation to creating business intelligence and data warehouse applications that result to a significant business value. It is the key to success in Business Intelligence (BI). It is paramount that the process is business-centered. It starts with the clear understanding of the business, its purposes, and how the data will be used to support the business. Effective...

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POWER BI AS A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION

POWER BI AS A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTION

Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization. Its main selling points are integrated data sources, simplified data preparation and driving ad hoc analysis. Power BI has a dynamic graphics display, customizable dashboards that offer an all-round view of your business. It is a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Ease of Use...

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WHY TABLEAU IS THE BEST SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE NEEDS

WHY TABLEAU IS THE BEST SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE NEEDS

Tableau is a business intelligence software solutions company that helps organizations see and understand their data- a highly valuable resource. Tableau provides business intelligence solutions from analyzing of business data. The software’s main objective is to ensure that clients gain the most insight from their business data. Tableau software solutions are meant to make data analytics more presentable, faster and easier. It offers real-time, up-to-date...

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HOW BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CAN BENEFIT THE BANKING INDUSTRY

HOW BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE CAN BENEFIT THE BANKING INDUSTRY

Business Intelligence is an umbrella term that refers to the best practices done when collecting, analysing, disseminating and representing data. BI can be harnessed to ensure banks and their clients are laughing all the way to the, well, bank. But how? How can analysing business data do that? What is it about integrating BI into bank operations ensure absolute institution and customer satisfaction? What exactly...

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BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE IN DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE IN DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS

A decision support system (DSS) is a computer-based information system that supports business or organizational decision-making activities; typically this results in ranking, sorting, or choosing from among alternatives. DSSs serve the management, operations, and planning levels of an organization (usually mid and higher management) and help people make decisions about problems that may be rapidly changing and not easily specified in advance. There are several types of DSSs that include: Communication-driven...

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WHY BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR HOSPITALS

WHY BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR HOSPITALS

Business Intelligence (BI) for healthcare would be one big issue Kenya should be looking into. There are many questions decision makers in a hospital can ask themselves concerning the day to day operations of a hospital. These questions are answered best when they are referenced from data accumulated over time. I believe the oldest health facility in Kenya was found in 1901. As a BI...

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PATHWAYS INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS WITH TABLEAU TO PROVIDE EFFICIENT REPORTING AND DATA ANALYTICS SOLUTIONS

PATHWAYS INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS WITH TABLEAU TO PROVIDE EFFICIENT REPORTING AND DATA ANALYTICS SOLUTIONS

Pathways International, a boutique Business Intelligence company, has entered into a partnership with Tableau. Tableau is a Business Intelligence software solutions company that helps the world’s largest organizations utilize their most powerful asset- their data. As the amount of business data generated continues to grow, it has become necessary to perceive data as a resource. Tableau builds software to deliver the power to use this...

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Dashboards & Scorecards

Dashboards & Scorecards

Sample CEO Dashboard. Source: https://www.informationbuilders.com/ Dashboards and Scorecards are common tools used in business intelligence for supporting performance management. They are usually used for similar purposes and can be used at the same time but their functionalities differ. When choosing a dashboard or scorecard, one should consider the purpose of use, types of data to be monitored, and the focus on long term goals and strategy...

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Pathways International Maturity Model

    The Pathways International Maturity model.       The Pathways business intelligence maturity model is a tool that we use to establish the technical, business processes and reporting level of an organization for us to be able to determine the best business intelligence processes and tools that fit.     The 7-step model uses a bottom up approach in identification of the levels...

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