Business intelligence (BI)

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Utilising the tools that support business intelligence (BI) can give organisations an edge, letting them make better, data-driven decisions.

To that end, we’ve compiled all our best resources about BI, describing what it is, how it works and how you can use it to move your business forwards with confidence.

What is business intelligence?

BI is a broad term that covers different processes and tools, all with the goal in mind of providing businesses with actionable data to make the best decisions possible. Some processes included: data mining, reporting, querying, benchmarking, data preparation and visualisation.

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Business intelligence: What it is, how it works, its importance, examples & tools

Business intelligence (BI) combines business analytics, data mining, data visualisation, data tools and infrastructure, and best practices to help organisations to make more data-driven decisions. In practice, you know you’ve got modern business intelligence when you have a comprehensive view of your organisation’s data and use that data to drive change, eliminate inefficiencies and quickly adapt to market or supply changes.


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