Integration of existing tools with BI system
Is it worth to implement a separate system of Business Intelligence when an organization has its own database and reporting systems?
Business Intelligence Systems are great fulfillment of existing database and reporting systems. Reports in ERP systems are often insufficient and don’t allow for advanced and cross-sectional analysis, especially when report should include data from different sources. Integration of exisisting tools with BI system open an acces to all data, it allows to epitomize of the company situation. The unified data is a great source of reports and dashboards. They can be easily distributed to many consumers. A cooperation with professional business partner is indispensable. It will help to identify all necessary attributes and key measures for indicated analysis and represent them clearly It will facilitate decision-making process by giving the right to inspect the key operational information. It also allows to define critical problems.
Do you need to modify existing IT systems to integrate them with Business Intelligence system?
Business Intelligence system implementation doesn’t require intervention of any used systems. An additional configuration of systems in sometimes necessary to connect them with BI tools.
Will Business Intelligence systems integrate with the existing systems?
Business Intelligence systems providers know how important the integration of data from different systems is. They use a lot of dedicated drivers to connect directly with other systems and databases. A list of available drivers is growing with every new Business Intelligence system version. The list, however, depends on every specific solution.