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BI State of the Market Report
IT departments rarely know as much about a business as the business people themselves. But business users still depend on IT to deliver answers related to the

brand bi tools consultants  but for concept testing, brand building, and customer service. Indeed, the Internet is expected to become a key influencer in the first two stages of the consumer decision-making process: product awareness and information gathering. By 2010, organizations can also expect to make more than 10 percent of overall sales online-double what it is now. Different Universe, Different Rules But leveraging the digital universe requires marketers to look beyond traditional tactics. The Internet is shaped by a unique

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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