DataCraft Software - Innovative Software Solutions - bi acid test

By: Datacraft  11-11-2011

Companies need to see returns on all investments, and information systems is no exception. Over time, companies tend to develop little pockets of data ranging from quick-and-dirty spreadsheets to enterprise solutions like CRM and ERP systems

While these systems in themselves are of immense help to planning and monitoring daily operations, the enterprise often cannot see they are meeting their strategic objectives, and don't have the full picture to make knowledgeable strategic planning desisions.

We have compiled a Business Intelligence Acid Test that will highlight some of the challanges faced in enterprise today. Our business intelligence platform provides solutions to help overcome these challanges. Speak to us today,

Data is all over the place

Different formats (Oracle, SAP, Excel, ..)

Different structure

Different values (eg. Province code ~ Region1::FS, Region2::2)

Too Technical

Too few reports

Too many reports

Report structures not very helpful

Reports look at one aspect of operations.

Report format difficult/impossible to change

Report on wrong parts of operations!

Unable to get quick overview

Too long to obtain information

Cannot see relationship between events and operations

Cannot see cause and effect

Systems are isolated. Cannot get in/out.

At the mercy of vendors/suppliers.

All or nothing approach when considering systems.

Your score :

  • 0%
    Your information systems display a high sense of business intelligence features.
  • 10% - 40%
    Your information systems display some sense of business intelligence features.
  • 50% - 70%
    Your information systems display little sense of business intelligence features.
  • 80% - 100%
    Your information systems display no sense of business intelligence features.

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