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Business Intelligence by Jerzy Surma

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6.6. Conclusions

At present, the application of BI systems and their influence on the enhancement of a company’s value are not simply the subject of academic deliberations. These systems are employed in many companies, and in some cases they decide their competitive advantage. Indeed, you can compete by using cutting-edge BI techniques. Thomas Davenport and Jeanne Harris’s book28 summarizes several years of observations and research in that respect in the American market. According to the authors, a company that competes against others by using analysis is an organization that has one or more distinct capacities on which its strategy is based. As a result, it uses advanced analytical techniques of both quantitative and qualitative data and decision-making ...

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