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Basic Business Intelligence Tools to Look for in a BI System

Business Intelligence (BI) is a collective term encompassing the vast process of using tools/software in collecting, storing, and analyzing data. BI transforms unstructured, raw data from normal business operations into actionable insights for the benefit of the business. All business intelligence systems are different, and while there are hundreds of systems available out there, not […]
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What is RDBMS and Other FAQs

Operating is comparable to operating a motor vehicle. The vital components of a car are its engine, transmission, tires and wheels, steering wheel, and pedals. Omit any one of those parts, and the vehicle will not go anywhere. Similarly, it also requires some components and programming knowledge to make use of a database: ERP, Website, […]
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SQL Basics: 4 Things You Need to Know

If you have once asked a book from a librarian, then you know the concept of querying. Asking a librarian to show you a book is pretty much similar to the concept of SQL and database. Think of the library as database, and you asking the librarian is SQL querying. Firstly, you must know what […]
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Data Warehouse: The Foundation of Business Intelligence

Business intelligence (BI) will not function without a data warehouse. In the absence of such, BI tools will have nowhere to pull data from. If there is no data, there can be no analysis; which in turn leads to very risky business decisions because of lack of analytical basis. If money is the fuel of […]
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How Does Business Intelligence Help in Decision Making?

Business is still about strategy and proper management. Of course, revenues must still be higher than operating costs to be profitable. But do you know that aside from these commonly known principles, doing business has greatly changed over the past decade? Technology has significantly advanced that it changed the way people manage their businesses. And […]
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4 Signs Your Business Needs an ERP System

At the beginning of their operations, most SMEs make do with Excel sheets and manual data entry. This works just fine until they really start to grow. When companies experience growth, the problems that they must solve become more complicated. Does your business need an ERP system? A growing customer base needs more inventory. And […]
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7 Phases of ERP Implementation

Great job! You have grown your business to the extent that you now need technological intervention to manage it. The need for ERP implementation in your business means that you have achieved a certain level of success. Having an ERP system to streamline your business will help you grow even further. However, you should know […]
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5 Business Issues an ERP System Can Solve

For businesses to achieve growth, they need enough revenues to support operations and to profit at the end of an accounting period. But, there is actually a lot of things going on behind the scenes of a growing company. The transformation of the storefront is the last thing that you will see when a company […]
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5 Tips to Increase Productivity When Working on a Computer

In businesses, increasing productivity may require investing on technology that will automate simple, repetitive processes. Automation requires commitment, numerous trials and errors, and in most cases, financial investment on an automation tool. But aiming to increase personal productivity when working is a totally different story. Increasing productivity when working on a computer initially requires improvement […]
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