business intelligence

Business Intelligence – Be first out of the blocks

Brian Gentile, CEO of Jaspersoft, looks at how advances in Business Intelligence present a real opportunity for organisations looking to bounce back from the recession The end of any recession is undoubtedly good news, but with any upturn comes new challenges, not least within the IT function. In boom times, consistent delivery of new products and services to keep up with demand made organisations’ data more complex than a space shuttle’s wiring diagram. Such regular changes to the business have meant that by the time one change had been integrated into the IT systems, another subsequent one had already occurred. This has resulted in organisations struggling to make informed strategic decisions on how to evolve the business, as the data they are relying on for this intelligence is constant... »