Chapter 14

BI Design and Development

Abstract

The business intelligence (BI) application's visual layout and how it interacts with its users will influence how it is received and used. An effective design will allow business people using the application to find what they need quickly and maximize the value of the application. The design process should begin with the creation of user interface (UI) standards so people using them can focus on what they need to accomplish, not figuring out how the application works. Consider privacy, security, and access up front, and establish standards for each. Using the BI content specifications and UI standards, the BI designers should design the visual layout and workflow of each BI application, coming up with ...

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