Requests toward IT information implementation to production source systems and toward data warehouse can make more troubles then benefits. It is important to find out core problems and to find most effective and opportune solution for both sides.
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Value of Business Intelligence Technology and Internal Resources
Imagine that somebody, modern IT fairy, sets-up all top notch reporting, planning and analytical IT solutions by single move. Imagine that best BI/DWH solutions, Business Performance Management, advanced business analytics and many other infromation systems are completely set and operative… All this technologies are set to your
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Super Simplification of Problems
I can not help myself, I can not stop noticing managers and project leaders making suggestions on how Information Systems work and what others should do. They are not experts in IT, they are experts for their respective area of expertise like product development, marketing analysis and research, business analytic’s, predictive analytic’s,
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Complex reporting raises with information environment complexity, market dynamics, and product portfolio. It is important to understand signs of reporting complexity.
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Throughout recent meetings I’ve witnessed thrill about upcoming Master Data Management solutions. “They will solve all generated problems”.
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Recent strategies of many marketers include now combinations of many products into one, as one package. That means placing subscriptions, gifts, coupons, services, gadgets and much more for one price. This is actually wrapping different products as one product toward customers. I think that pretty soon they’ll create targeted bundled products for John Smith and it will include gallons of gasoline, dentist coupon for several tooth, excursion to nearby state, 10 kWh of electricity monthly, if you sign for their product… just kidding. But it is getting in many industries like this.
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KPIs are controversial, they do assume that information and data are integrated and are of high quality. With more and more generation of unstructured data in the Information Systems, quality of KPIs is also highly volatile and questionable.
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How we know that company Information System is outdated and that it needs major upgrade or change with advanced systems?
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It is so easy to proclaim solution for Information Systems wihtout knowledge about consequences of such decision.
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Habit of code re-usage in Information Systems affects reporting consistency and makes significant impact on data quality. It is so easy to recycle code, but is it really necessary…
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