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Oracle Business Intelligence: The Condensed Guide to Analysis and Reporting by Yuli Vasiliev

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The kind of business questions you may need to answer

As you just learned, Business Intelligence is here to consolidate information from disparate sources so that you need not concern yourself with it. Okay, but why might you need to gather and process heterogeneous data? The answer is clear. You might need it in order to answer analytical questions that allow you to understand and run your business better.

In the following two sections, you'll look at some common questions that Business Intelligence can help you answer. Then, you'll see how you can ask those questions with the help of Business Intelligence tools.

Answering basic business questions

The set of questions you may need your Business Intelligence system to answer will vary depending ...

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