Posts Tagged ‘Business Intelligence’

The intelligent way to grow your business

By Philip Smith

The more business managers know about their organisation, the better informed their decision-making. But what level of investment should companies make in the intelligence-gathering tools business managers have available to them?

Spreadsheets are fine for keeping track of basic day to day business activities, but to really mine down and dig up data that will help leaders and managers make better-informed decisions, midsized companies need to start upping their game.

While big companies have been using Business Intelligent (BI) software for years, many of those with more limited budgets and resources have shied away from splashing out on the BI software suites. Now, though, BI applications are becoming within the reach of more modest IT budgets.