Business Intel: Why look back when you can access real-time data?

Business intelligence is ‘the methods and technologies that gather, store, report, and analyze business data to help people make business decisions.” Although technically this definition is accurate, the term BI is often used rather loosely even within our own industry, inferring that any particular solution labeled BI will be inclusive of all information necessary for managers to make timely, accurate and informed decisions on a daily basis across the entire enterprise. 

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