Business Intelligence (BI) is any CIO’s best friend. You need information if you want to make decisions for today’s fast-changing marketplace. BI gives you the right tools for acquiring and interpreting large amounts of data. That's a necessity for any company aiming to become a key player in the industry. To illustrate how BI augments the fundamental Chief Information Officer responsibilities (planning, analyzing and implementing), I will discuss 3 payoffs CIOs should expect from Business Intelligence.