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How To Be An Analyst with Self-Service Data Analytics Tools

Self-service analytics tools are helpful for a trained IT professional, but they are also a great asset for someone entirely new to BI. These programs are changing the way businesses handle BI, and are giving businesses of all sizes the power of insight. Business Intelligence analytics aren't just for large corporations with dedicated IT departments anymore. How can you be an analyst with self-service data analytics tools? Find out how by learning more business intelligence analytics. 

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Essentials of a BI Dashboard

Business Intelligence (BI) refers to a process which is used to analyze and display data in ways that drive better decisions and actions. The BI toolset is comprised of various applications, tools, and technologies that make the job of a business analyst easier. A BI dashboard, in particular, is quite essential for running a data-driven business.

 
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2 Powerful Ways Business Intelligence Turns IT Frowns Upside Down

What do you think comes to mind when employees think about their company's IT Department? If they're anything like the rest of the corporate world, you might hear things like, “I can't do my job because our IT Department is too slow,” or “I can't get you that report because the IT Department hasn't had a chance to fix my computer.” Now, try to imagine what your IT Department may be saying in response to your company employee’s complaints. Perhaps it goes something like this: “Our to-do list is as long as The Great Wall of China,” or “Why on Earth can’t some of these minor things be handled by the employees themselves.” In all honestly, both sides have valid points. Let's take a closer look at how business intelligence, or BI, can turn your IT departments frowns to smiles. 

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How To Get Organized with Business Intelligence Solutions

Business intelligence (BI) software solutions help you transform your data into intelligent reports for analysis and decision making. With so much organizational data, analysis can become daunting. BI solutions make it easier for you to slice and dice your business data and streamline your day-to-day operations.

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Reasons Why You Should Use Dashboards for KPI Tracking

Key Performance Indicators, also called KPIs, are a means to measure your business performance and track progress towards your goals. KPI tracking can be a great tool in your business intelligence tool-set. You can measure progress through KPI reports or mount them on a dashboard for increased visibility. These metrics are a reflection of your company strategy and help propel it forward.

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