Business Intelligence for Dummies
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Business Intelligence for Dummies

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You're intelligent, right? So you've already figured out that Business Intelligence can be pretty valuable in making the right decisions about your business. But you've heard at least a dozen definitions of what it is, and heard of at least that many BI tools. Where do you start?"Business Intelligence For Dummies" makes BI understandable! It takes you step by step through...more
ebook, 388 pages
Published February 4th 2011 by For Dummies (first published January 10th 2007)
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Marko Santos
The front of the book says "Harness BI tools for forecasting and decision-making" which is not accurate, the back of the book says "Choose the right technology and implement a successful BI environment", which is more like it.

The book covers great information about a Project Management Process and useful tips to implement a BI environment from scratch, I was hoping to see how all the BI subject and terms such as "dimension", "granularity", "perspective" would apply to business insights and decis...more
Ernesto Osorno
En este libro, el autor logra transmitirle al lector un conocimiento general relacionado al Business Intelligence de una manera muy fácil de entender y con ejemplos digeribles.

Este libro es totalmente dirigido para aquellas personas que quieran aprender sobre el tema de forma muy general pero visitando cada una de las fases para implementar una solución de BI en una compañía...

Recomendando a cualquier persona que quiera conocer el tema, si ya tienes nociones acerca del mismo mejor ni leas este l...more
Lauren Albert
Teaches more about the technology than about the Inelligence you are using it to gain. I would have preferred the reverse, with the tech only discussed in relation to an actual business need and situation. Tech use should be strategic--based on companies' strategic needs.
Daniel
I read most of this and it was ok but not great. If only it had spent a few pages on the different BI schemas (e.g. star schema), I would have done much better on the job exam I bought this book to prepare....sigh.
Russell
Some good general information mingled with a bit of fluff.
Janet
Textbook for Business Intelligence 101 class
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