Business intelligence is the integration of data products with business practices to aid decision making and improve the overall performance of the business. A successful business intelligence practice results in a quantifiable difference in revenue and customer satisfaction.
Business intelligence practices may overlap significantly with data engineering, data science, and data analysis practices. However, the primary focus of business intelligence is on the development, execution, and communication of the overall strategy to use data to improve business.
Deeper Knowledge on Business Intelligence
The scientific method applied to data analysis
Challenges related to data variety, velocity, and volume
The make up and measures of effective data teams
Visualizations that generate insights
The transformation of data to information
Engineering approaches to data management
Broader Topics Related to Business Intelligence
Methods of minimizing costs and maximizing profit
Ways of making data available