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Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 by Mariano Teixeira Neto Norman P. Warren Stacia Misner, Ivan Sanders, and Scott A. Helmers

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Chapter 2. Planning for business intelligence adoption

As described in Chapter 1, business intelligence (BI) is a general term used to describe the development of insights from one or more tools that make it possible for data consumers in a company—information workers and decision-makers—to understand what has happened in the past and to compare past events to what is happening now. With these insights, they can set appropriate goals for the company, monitor ongoing progress toward those goals, and take corrective action whenever necessary. This chapter focuses on the reporting and analysis tools that data consumers use to make these insights possible. In turn, these tools rely on a supporting infrastructure of trusted data, described in Chapter 3 ...

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