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9. MOLAP Tools for Budgeting

Albert Nogués and Juan Valladares1

(1)Barcelona, Spain

This is time for an extra bonus track! We consider MOLAP tools as part of the whole BI platform but it is usually out of the scope of usual consideration of BI. But as explained during Chapter 1, we consider this tool as the final step of the BI process inside a company mainly for two reasons: they can be used anyway to analyze data by end users, so they can be considered BI; and the definition of budget and objectives for the following periods helps the company to focus in its daily operations and it can be an ...

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