Transparent work could show what was made wrong in the past. Somebody might ask whose responsibility was that. This is horror question that many alike. Not only alike but hate. It is easy to make enemies with technology that provides deep insights into someone’s “territory”. Off course, after implementation of technology that provides transparency through business units and departments somebody could ask why was lost so much in complex contract and who should be blamed for this? Who would like advanced and sophisticated revision with new technology of its own work after working very hard with limited human and technology resources?
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Mapping issue between Data Warehouse and Management Information systems
Management Information System (MIS) wants to take data from Data Warehouse and opens initiative to connect and to regularly import data from Data Warehouse. Sounds easy like piece of cake.
Problem is who will take the obligation to maintain mappings between two systems. Does not sound like
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Beams for the ceiling
Beams for the ceiling is definitely point from where Business Intelligence should be learned. Beams have several horizontal bars in order to make stability and no distortion in ceiling.
Stability and no distortion actually means integration in business intelligence world. Element needs to integrated in order to provide stability of system.
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Business Intelligence Manifest – Challenging Perfect Management reporting
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It is my personal contribution to management reporting issues. Unfortunatelly management reporting has been under serious pressure and it still growing. So, here is contribution to stop clutter.
Decision was to process and gather all financial data through ERP system and to deliver information to Management Information System in bulk. Further, other part of decision was to process all non financial data in separate systems like data warehouse, business intelligence solutions and deliver information to Management Information System separately through other information flow. Intention was to process financial and non-financial data independently and then to gather them for Reporting purposes in Management Information Systems and then to publish performance indicators toward all relevant participants like Bord, Supervisory, Audit and similar.
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Current situation with business management reporting is similar to situation in the airplane cockpit. Each pilot (Board member or Chief of Business unit) looks into panel with instruments and sees only static data with two or several options prepared by their stuff.
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Working harder in narrow business intelligence picture
If company has fall of income due to reduced sales volume, because old management and sales staff do not understand well how the market works today. To stop sales decrease their new head of sales or some of them to forgive and hire youth and new people from whom you expect to increase sales. Intensify its
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