Tool Provider Selection
How to choose Business Intelligence software provider?
This decision is a very complex task. The implementation of a new system will have significant impact on the functioning and organization of a company. The choice of a provider should be preceeded with the company’s needs analysis. It is very important to specify funcional requirements of the system and determine its meaning in organization. Then it is possible to create an offer inquiry and mechanism of offers evaluation. The solution can may include tools from differents software producers. For example, the data warehouse may be created with the use of Microsoft tools and the dashboards – Qlik View. when choosing appropriate tools, the best idea is to consult with the experienced Business Intelligence specialists. They will help to choose optimal and well integrated set of components.
How to choose Business Intelligence system?
IT market is very dinamic and new Business Intelligence systems constantly appear. It is very hard to indicate which system is the best one. See more: How to choose Business Intelligence software provider?
Are there any new Business Intelligence solutions/models/actions matching a given branch?
Some of Business Intelligence providers have prepared models adapted to different lines of business, which significantly shortens the time of their implementation. BI specialists present implementations examples in the form of descriptions or case studies.
Are Business Intelligence solutions web or desktop solutions?
In most cases Business Intelligence systems have both web and desktop tools. The tools targeted at analysts and used for making reports and analyze data, almost always have web interface. The tools targeted at people working on integrating or modeling data mostly have desktop interface.