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Keys to Achieving Rapid Returns on Business Intelligence

A data warehouse often deserves its reputation of being complex, time consuming and expensive to build a maintain. There are countless projects that have failed to deliver on time and budget and according to business requirements.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (1117)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

Are you aligning your organisation with analytics?

Ever wonder how you can align the employees in your organisation through a consolidated analytical framework and a single source of truth?

Wednesday, August 05, 2015/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (813)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

How BI is so much more than just a reporting tool

One of the oldest and most misguided thoughts about business intelligence is that it is a glorified tool for analytics reporting. How many times have we heard the annoying question, "oh, why don't you just use Excel for that?"

Thursday, July 30, 2015/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (922)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

Advantages of Implementing a Data Warehouse during an ERP Upgrade

Upgrading an ERP system presents a number of challenges to many organizations. However, many of these challenges can be alleviated by integrating a Business Intelligence (BI) solution during the upgrade process. This is especially true if the BI solution is based on a data warehouse and implemented using a data warehouse automation platform.
Thursday, July 16, 2015/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (941)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

Build BI Faster, Cheaper and Better

A survey by IDC and DM Review Magazine gives us these haunting statistics:

  • 17 months is the average implementation time for a BI project
  • 5 months needed to deploy the first usable BI artifact
  • $1.1m is the mean, annual expenditure on a BI project for companies with more than 1,000 employees
  • 31% of BI projects are declared successful
  • 36% confidence rate that the right data is available to the right people at the right time
Friday, May 22, 2015/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (987)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

AdvanceNet introduces the Jet Suite of Products to Portfolio

Continuing to innovate and expand our technologies, AdvanceNet has introduced Jet Reports for Microsoft Dynamics to our product portfolio.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (1110)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

A step-by-step approach to your business intelligence journey

Moving from using static reports to a Business Intelligence (BI) solution is a big jump in capabilities. It's a jump that will give you
new insights, and the ability to monitor and manage performance. Companies with a BI solution gain a speed to act advantage, 
can reduce costs and improve performance management, as they manage their business proactively.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (1126)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0

How your organisation can overcome the common Pitfalls in Business Intelligence (BI) Implementation Projects

One of the crucial contributing factors in the overall success or failure of BI platforms achieving their desired objectives is ensuring a successful and well managed implementation. A recent survey by the National Computing Centre showed that nearly a quarter of all BI projects intended to improve management decision making and improve performance are going over estimated budgets and timeframes. Organizations have often been guilty of jumping into traditional BI implementations before fully considering alternative approaches that can be more cost effective and less time consuming.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014/Author: Mark Eating/Number of views (1092)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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