He aha te Pakihi Intelligence (Bi / PM)?

Business Intelligence is transforming the data that a business stores in it’s database, me te hanga whai hua reira.

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 i te raraunga) can yield some powerful results for business decision makers. Hei tauira, tātari takitahi hokonga raraunga mo te wahi 1 o 2013 e kore e tino whai hua, engari, ki te summerised tenei hoko raraunga i, 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, te waihanga matapae me te whakawhanake i ngā rautaki pakihi hou.

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, nei raraunga rite mo te pūrongo.

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Raraunga rongoa i muri i te tukanga ETL, is stored in the Data Warehouse. This is the data that is analysed and presented in Reports, rite hoki ki te kaihanga whakatau te whakamārama.

The commonly used software are SAP BI me te Microsoft BI.

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