Choosing for example between 50 reports, and what needs to be developed might seem simple, but… Budget is enough for only 20, to pay to vendors, and rest should be somehow replaced with processes, negotiations with users and their bosses and with own deployment. Whatever you do, it is not your decision how will budget be allocated. Decision is more in hands of those who have better
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Knowledge integration means to connect information that are not possible to connect through information systems, at least not without huge efforts. Knowledge integration means to connect information sets with new relations, something that is not connectable with information intelligence but is possible with combination of experience, market knowledge, internal information flow and etc. When you simply just know that information are connectable…
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I like decision manipulation. Before decision is made I do like to play with possible scenarios, to manipulate with decision, and to fine tune best revenue share. In other words, it is easy to find profitability peak, because costs are more or less fixed for considered decision but revenues are changeable. It is not an empty phrase to say that for certain decisions costs are fixed and revenues are changeable. If changes are made in small steps and if they are directly related with fixed cost categories, they are indeed fixed. On the other hand, revenues can be changeable, depending on price & discount policy, bundled products and services, guarantees, delivery timing, product and services portfolio, and etc. All named factors can be modified without direct influence on cost side. Catch is, these are fine and sensitive steps.
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Is it possible to have information place in company where everlasting changes cannot spoil strategic information sets? Further on, what is the sense of permanent change in companies. Why so often companies have to reshuffle and totally replace decision making basis? Software, hardware, vendors, consultants, experts, business analysts… Everything has to be changed from time to time, and does periods are getting shorter and shorter. Actually when one implementation of the particular core information system is made others are already on the way… And so on and so on. How this permanent changes affect strategic decision making systems?
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Well, decision making can be made upon several sets of information: experience, feeling, corporate information (business intelligence) and market information (marketing intelligence). All together should serve to enhance decision making, decision intelligence and to create competitive intelligence.
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