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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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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It is so easy to proclaim solution for Information Systems wihtout knowledge about consequences of such decision.
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Single Point of Truth is a concept that misleads company knowledge basis. It used to be worthy but nowadays it is the concept that causes more damage than benefits.
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Gathering of corporate knowledge was never more demanding then now. New technologies like Business Intelligence did not provided single point of truth as they promised but more insecurity and more frustration to users.
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Financial Information Systems determine quality of financial statements and decision making processes. They are not strictly defined but their importance is too high to be left in grey area of undefined information systems. They are essential for quality business operations.
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Implementation of new Application like Customer Relationship Management (CRM) can be very tricky. Maintenance and operation of old CRM system is demanding and at certain point of development needs to be leaved. Needs to be switched to new CRM that is at certain level of deployment, not completed yet.
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Company very often recognizes and rewards great contribution of the team that made custom made solution, but very often, company can show gratitude with additional accumulation of new demands and with expectations to promptly clean information errors.
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If each marketing product is going to be implemented without general concept and idea of future business logic of products and without cost and revenue details for thorough profitability analysis then Information Systems are going to be caught in trap of impossible functionality and business logic.
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