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Business Intelligence for the Small to Medium Sized Business (SMB)
The analytical capability once reserved for large enterprises has now permeated the world of small to medium businesses (SMBs), providing visibility into what

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Vendors Harness Excel (and Office) to Win the Lower-end of Business Intelligence Market


Small and medium businesses wanting the benefits of business intelligence (BI) without having to implement a large enterprise system may find a viable option in Excel-based BI and analytics tools that leverage add-in applications from vendors.

use business intelligence smb  in order to successfully use the product. Having Excel as a front-end does not necessarily guarantee a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). These applications still require licensing, maintenance, installation, training, and ongoing support costs. To that end, Microsoft has launched a multifront assault to muster BI capabilities that are as complete as possible, and many of these capabilities revolve around Excel. For one, some add-ins are currently provided as free downloads for existing Microsoft Read More

Microsoft Takes A Shot at the Business Intelligence Market


Microsoft Business Scorecard Manager 2005 has allowed Microsoft to enter the business intelligence (BI) market by using its client base to expand its offering. Microsoft offers a complete solution with its SQL Server platform, OLAP, reporting analysis, and scorecarding capabilities.

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Innovations in Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) is in the midst of a new wave of innovations. Ideas in the search space, software as a service, and real-time analytics are extending the reach of BI across the complete size spectrum of organizations. This article looks at these technologies and their impact on businesses.

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Understanding Business Intelligence and Your Bottom Line


Given that virtually all small and midsized businesses can benefit from business intelligence (BI) tools, the real question is how much of this technology constitutes a good investment of time and energy? Your need to determine what BI tools you really require to drill down and extract the key performance data that will make your company more efficient and profitable.

use business intelligence smb  500 Office, you can use predefined, customizable Microsoft Office templates to help you automatically (or manually) generate business communications that incorporate application data. You can also attach documents and scanned images to any transaction or contact within the system. Web Reports (Sage MAS 500) Web Reports provides browser-based access to many of the reports found in the Sage MAS 500 operational modules. Reports can be generated and viewed through Microsoft Internet Explorer at the same high Read More

SAP Business ByDesign: The Most Complete and Adaptable On-demand Business Solution


This business management solution is an affordable offering that supports profitable growth, enables business agility, and empowers your employees. It’s comprehensive, easy-to-use software that supports all stakeholders across your company as well as your extended ecosystem. Read about how you can grow your business, develop relationships, accelerate innovation, and streamline operations.

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Achieving Business Intelligence (BI) in Midsize Companies


Like many of today’s IT decision makers, you may be considering a business intelligence (BI) solution for your midsize company. But how do you go about adding BI without disrupting your company? Without breaking the bank? Without having to add staff members with specialties you’ve never even heard of before? This paper helps answer those questions, with practical advice for bringing BI into your midsize company.

use business intelligence smb  should be able to use them, if possible. As I've mentioned before, many midsize business users are incredibly proficient with Excel spreadsheets—so why not let them continue using a tool that they're skilled with? If you have some of these spreadsheet jockeys in your company, having a BI system that supports them—by delivering BI data to Excel, and allowing them to work with it there—is a must-have feature. Although Excel isn't for everyone, it can be incredibly powerful and empowering for Read More

Six Easy Steps to Finding the Right Business VoIP Service


For many businesses, focus on cost reduction often begins with the internal communication platform—the phone service. Businesses that have large sales forces, customer service teams, and help desks must continually scrutinize their skyrocketing annual phone costs. Find out how deploying a company-wide voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) solution is one of the best ways to realize cost reduction across the organization.

use business intelligence smb  Easy Steps to Finding the Right Business VoIP Service For many businesses, focus on cost reduction often begins with the internal communication platform—the phone service. Businesses that have large sales forces, customer service teams, and help desks must continually scrutinize their skyrocketing annual phone costs. Find out how deploying a company-wide voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) solution is one of the best ways to realize cost reduction across the organization. Read More

SaaS Realities-Business Benefits for Small and Midsized Business


Software as a service (SaaS) is a highly-touted model for acquiring, using, and paying for business functionality and is widely adopted for a variety of business and information technology (IT) functions. This paper looks at advantages and business benefits—financial value, new technology, and improved operations—that SaaS provides to small and midsized businesses and shows research with small and midsized business users.

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The New Business of Business Leaders: Talent Management


In this white paper, the role of business leaders in driving talent management functions is explored, with a particular focus on the tools and approaches that will make them successful.

use business intelligence smb  New Business of Business Leaders: Talent Management In this white paper, the role of business leaders in driving talent management functions is explored, with a particular focus on the tools and approaches that will make them successful. Read More

MicroStrategy 9 for Business Intelligence Certification Report


MicroStrategy 9 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the Business Intelligence (BI) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Business Services and Consulting


There are several ways to define the business services and consulting industry, but they all make a clear distinction between business services (services a client cannot or does not want to perform in-house) and consulting (services that will improve a client's activities). Of course, these two different types of activities can be combined into one, depending on the client's requirements.

However, the line between the two types is sometimes blurry. For instance, a company may provide shipping logistics services for a client (or for the client's clients), in the sense that it handles the shipping of goods for the client; but it can also provide consulting services (or extend its own logistics services) to help the client improve the transportation system already in place.

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What's Wrong With Application Software? Business Changes, Software Must Change with the Business.


Business changes constantly in small ways and large. It is rare to find an application product that can change once it is implemented. This gap is a reality leading to dissatisfaction and the application being a drag on the business. This gap, the lack of the ability to change, costs the business dearly. Software needs to be the agent of change, not the enemy of change.

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The Five Styles of Business Intelligence: Industrial-strength Business Intelligence


If you’re not on top of the range of business intelligence (BI) functionality that has evolved over the past 15 years, this framework can help. There’s a fundamental shortcoming in most BI tools today, as a single architecture cannot support the full range of BI functionality—leading to excessive costs, delays, and user dissatisfaction. Learn about a solution that covers the five different styles of BI functionality.

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