Business Intelligence

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-477-7

Student Price : Rs.550

Student Dollar Price : 22$

Library Price : Rs.1500

Library Dollar Price : 60$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 408

Book Weight :788

About The Book

This readable, practical book helps business people quickly understand what Business Intelligence is, how it works it`s used, and why and when to use it - all illustrated by case studies.

A key aspect of Business Intelligence is that first word: "Business", More than any other technology. Business Intelligence succeeds when the business side is intimately involved in determining what will constitute the "Intelligence" that IT can produce. Business Intelligence refers to application and technologies to help users make better business decisions. Intelligence consists of discovering, identifying and understanding problems occurring in the organisation - why there is a problem, where and what effects it is having on the organisation.

All too often business data is hard to get at and use - thus slowing decision-making to crawl. This insightful book illustrates how organisation can make better, faster decisions about their customers, partners, and operations by turning mountains of data into valuable business information that`s always at fingertips of decision-makers. You`ll learn what is involved in using Business Intelligence to bring together information, people, and technology to create successful business strategies - and how to execute those strategies with confidence.

The topics covered include : -
- Introduction of business intelligence from business side, discover the basics behind business intelligence, such as how it is defined, why and how to use it in your organisation.
- What characteristics, components and general architecture most business intelligence solutions share.
- The case of BI illustrates how world leaders in finance, manufacturing, hoteliers, insurance and retail have successfully implemented BI solutions and see what benefits they have reaped.
- The practice of BI: Find out what is involved in implementing a BI solution in your organisation, including how to identify your BI opportunities, what decisions you must make to get a BI project going, and what to do to sustain the momentum so that you can continue to make sense of all the data you gathered.
- Data management where you learn about data quality, data architectures, master data management, right time data.
- BI organizing for success: Know about Business IT partnership, requirements driven BI, gate agents, waterfall and agile development techniques.


Contents :

Chapter 1 - Business Intelligence an Introduction

Chapter 2 - Data Management and BI Organizing For Success

Chapter 3 - Market Intelligence

Chapter 4 - BI Through Data Warehousing

Chapter 5 - Future of BI

Annexure 1
Business Intelligence Cases and Case lets

Annexure 2
Business Intelligence Glossary

Annexure 2.1
OLTP Glossary
Annexure 2.2
Data Warehousing Glossary

About The Author

Amit Johri had a brilliant academic career with qualifications in Business Administration, Commerce incl. Business Administration, Computer Management, Law and Educational Management. He is a Senior Life Member of the CSI, Member of the IEEE, USA, Life Member of the IIPA and Member of BMA. A Business Administration/Systems Professional by Education, he ventured into Computer System and Software Education, Training and Consulting in 1985, as a career, starting his company CSC Knowledge Systems. He has authored several books on Computing/Systems/Information Technology/Management/Business Administration. He also writes for technical journals, news magazines and newspapers. He is a Visiting Professor, Mentor, Project Guide, Examiner for UG/Graduate programs at the FT&E/FMS/Department of Applied Mathematics/ Polytechnic, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. He is the Visiting Professor at several Universities and B-Schools. His association is also with the National Skill Trainers Institute, Government of India as a Faculty Member, Examiner and is also in the Institute Management Committee. He worked with the Gujarat Technological University (GTU) as an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) – General Administration/Software Development/Exam/IT and Rishabh Software as Manager – L&OD and T&D for Rishabh Integrated Skill Enhancement (RISE) Center. Since 1985, he is the Director of CSC Knowledge Systems, which he has set up at Baroda.

Prof. Dr. Akshai K. Aggarwal started his career at the Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. From 1984-89, he was the Professor and Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, which included Computer Science and Engineering and Computer Applications. From 1987-89, he worked as Dean of Students. He was the Chairman of the Computer Society of India, Vadodara Chapter from 1988-90. Dr. Akshai Aggarwal worked as the Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science, Rollwala Computer Centre, Gujarat University from 1989-99. He was the Chairman of the IEEE Gujarat Section and its Computer Society Chapter from 1990-98. For two years, he was the Chairman of the IEEE India Council having 10 sections and 275 student branches. He is the Fellow of IETE. He is the Ex Vice Chancellor of the Gujarat Technological University. Currently, settled in Canada, Dr. Akshai Aggarwal is Professor Emeritus at the University of Windsor, Canada. At the University of Windsor, Dr. Aggarwal is recognized as a passionate teacher and researcher in his field. He has earned numerous awards for teaching and performance from the Faculty of Science at Windsor. He has authored/edited 9 books and has 142 learned papers in various journals and conferences to his credit. He is the co-author of the books "Business Intelligence", "Competitive Intelligence" and "Business Analytics" published by Himalaya Publishing House.

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