व्यापार खुफिया is transforming the data that a business stores in it’s database, र यो उपयोगी बनाउने.
Typical data that is tranformed is transactional data such as sales data. For a business each individual sales data is not very useful but aggregating this data (डाटा summerising) can yield some powerful results for business decision makers. उदाहरणका लागि, को 1 क्वाटर लागि व्यक्तिगत बिक्री डाटा विश्लेषण 2013 धेरै उपयोगी हुने थिएन तर यस बिक्री डेटा summerised थियो भने, it would show the total sales for the period and becomes even more powerful it can be compared to the 2nd Quarter of 2013. It turn for decision makers it can become a powerful tool to increase sales, पूर्वानुमान सिर्जना र नयाँ व्यापार रणनीति विकास.
Business Intelligence uses large amounts of data and can be cumbersome without the IT tools that are used to transform the data. The transactional data that BI uses can come from different sources such as transactional database such as Oracle Databases or MS SQL Servers. The data then undergoes an ETL process known as Extract. Transform and Load.
Extract is the process of extracting the data from the source. Transform is changing the data into an appropiate format to store in the Data Warehouse. The Data Warehouse is the storage for the data used in BI, जो डेटा रिपोर्टिङ लागि तयार छ.
को ETL प्रक्रिया पछि भण्डारण तथ्याङ्क, is stored in the Data Warehouse. This is the data that is analysed and presented in Reports, निर्णय निर्माताहरु व्याख्या गर्न लागि तयार.