Chapter 3. Enhancing Business Intelligence via SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

Business intelligence is all about having comprehensive knowledge of all of the factors that affect your business. Business intelligence can be described as the process that transforms data into information, thus providing in-depth knowledge about customers, competitors, business partners, economic environment, or internal operations. Such knowledge helps companies gain a competitive edge, so it should come as no surprise that as of late, business intelligence has become a very popular topic.

Microsoft's Business Intelligence suite supports all facets of decision-making. It consists of such products as SQL Server Analysis Services, Office Business Scorecard Manager, ...

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