Apa itu Business Intelligence (BI / BW)?

Business Intelligence is transforming the data that a business stores in it’s database, dan membuatnya berguna.

Data khas yang tranformed adalah data transaksional seperti data penjualan. Untuk bisnis setiap data penjualan individu tidak terlalu berguna tetapi menggabungkan data ini (summerising data) dapat menghasilkan beberapa hasil yang kuat bagi para pembuat keputusan bisnis. Misalnya, menganalisis data penjualan individu untuk Triwulan 1 dari 2013 tidak akan sangat berguna tetapi jika data penjualan ini summerised, 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, membuat perkiraan dan mengembangkan strategi bisnis baru.

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.
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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, Data yang disiapkan untuk pelaporan.

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Data yang tersimpan setelah proses ETL, is stored in the Data Warehouse. This is the data that is analysed and presented in Reports, siap pengambil keputusan untuk menafsirkan.

The commonly used software are SAP BI dan Microsoft BI.

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