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1. Business Intelligence for Everybody

Albert Nogués and Juan Valladares1

(1)Barcelona, Spain

When some years ago we were offered to join to our first Business Intelligence project, we thought that something in the term was redundant because at the end of the day, doing Business requires Intelligence. This is the truth, especially if you pretend to do your business correctly, because profitable business cannot be performed without intelligence.

Speaking from a computer science book perspective Business Intelligence (BI) belongs to an Analytics World. Business intelligence is a set of tools and processes ...

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