The Great Dysfunctional Corporate Budgeting Process
It’s that time of year again, and I just happened to stumble across this wonderful post by Dave Kellogg from a year ago, and it’s still the best post on corporate budgeting I’ve think I’ve read: The Great Dysfunctional Corporate Budgeting Process Here are some tools to help you do it better (but the problem […]
Expanding BI One Department at a Time
Shawn Lester has written a nice post on Analytics » Expanding BI One Department at a Time on the SAP Analytics Blog, including a handy list of business pains that you might consider as part of needs analysis: Executive KPIs: What is top of mind for the executives? Often this may fall into some type of […]
SAP.Info on SAP StreamWork
SAP.Info has a nice piece on SAP StreamWork Including information about the new chat function: The brand-new Enterprise functionality: And new options for Administrators:
Microsoft’s Dallas Copies BusinessObjects Information OnDemand
Microsoft creates a new Information Services Business, a variation on BusinessObjects Information OnDemand store created two years ago.
Interview with DecisionStats.com
Ajay Ohri of DecisionStats.com has a selection of great interviews with people in the BI/analytics space. Here’s an interview he did with me last week covering trends in predictive analytics, cloud computing, social network analysis, etc.
BI FAIL #2
Business Intelligence Fail #2 — showing a chart that’s completely different from the data, on the site USAspending.gov
One KPI Is Never Enough to Manage… A Country?
BI Brief: A single KPI isn’t good enough to measure company success. Should we be using profits to measure corporate success?
BI FAIL #1
BI FAILs, examples of dysfunctional behavior and problems gathered from conversations with companies implementing business intelligence projects. Certain details (may) have been changed to protect the guilty.
Is There Such a Thing as Good Gut Decisions?
It turns out that “gut thinking” is very real, and may be vital to effective decision-making