Business Intelligence: Exploring the Depths of Data

Watson, Brian P.
November 2006
Baseline;Nov2006, Issue 66, p88
The article focuses on business intelligence. It is designed to link business users to database and information sources as well as gathering and analyzing data to help make business decisions. It is used by analysts as well as business users because of its user-friendly software offerings. The key players for business intelligence include Cognos, Hyperion Solutions, Microsoft and MicroStrategy. A profile of Richard Taylor, project manager at the Office of Shared Technology Services for the State of Tennessee is also included. INSETS: Turning Up the Volume;Business Intelligence: Reporting for Duty.


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