Business Intelligence

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈbɪznəs ɪnˈtɛləʤəns/

Acronym

BI

Definition

The query, analysis, and reporting processes and procedures by business analysts to help improve an organization.

Business intelligence, commonly referred to as BI, is descriptive analytics in which questions are asked about what has happened and what is happening now. These questions can be answered by using business reporting, dashboards, scorecards, and warehouse systems. The purpose of BI is to discover business problems and opportunities.

Category

Methodology

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