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How Small Businesses Leverage Business Intelligence

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Think of business Intelligence as really smart reporting for your business operations. It provides a clear data-driven summary of how your organization is performing using things like key performance indicators to define success and failure. Here are 9 ways small businesses can use BI.

9 Opportunities for Selling BI to the SMB

  1. Define business unit KPIs and embed those into company strategy
  2. Lose the dependence on spreadsheets
  3. Start looking at meta-data management tools
  4. Set up cross-functional teams to facilitate BI deployment
  5. Architect usage monitoring into BI systems
  6. Invest in formal training
  7. Implement customer-facing dashboards
  8. Establish a BI
  9. Re-evaluate BI software licensing, deployment and service options
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