Business Intelligence Insights - dummies

By Swain Scheps

Part of Business Intelligence For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To help your company drive smart decisions and improve the way you do business, check out this variety of forms that can provide insight into business intelligence (BI).

  • Query responses: Raw data produced by the BI system, allowing the user to draw immediate conclusions

  • Reports: Structured and formatted data, built as part of a scheduled event, or on the fly as an ad hoc report

  • Derived Analysis: Insights produced by interpretation of a front-end system’s output, after that application has applied rules, heuristics, other business information, and context to it, such as in a dashboard or scorecard