Mene ne Business Intelligence (BI / BW)?

business Intelligence is transforming the data that a business stores in it’s database, da kuma yin shi da amfani.

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 (summerising da bayanai) can yield some powerful results for business decision makers. Misali, nazarin mutum tallace-tallace data ga 1st Quarter of 2013 ba zai zama da amfani sosai amma idan wannan tallace-tallace bayanai da aka 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, halicci forecasts da kuma inganta sabuwar business dabaru.

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, wanda aka data shirya rahoto.


Data adana bayan ETL tsari, is stored in the Data Warehouse. This is the data that is analysed and presented in Reports, shirye domin yanke shawara masu yi don fassara.

The commonly used software are SAP BI da Microsoft BI.

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