Use Data Warehousing to Make Better Business Decisions

August 27, 2008

[From SQL Server Magazine]

Data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) systems have the potential to provide some of the highest ROI of any enterprise system. Most enterprise systems exist to support a business process; BI, on the other hand, exists solely to support better decision-making. By making better decisions, an organization can improve its revenue, lower its costs, and better achieve other corporate goals. When you’re planning a BI system you need to provide both clear facts about the power of BI and the business justification for its cost.

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