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Business Intelligence, Analytics & Corporate Performance Management
Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics and Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solutions provide businesses with performance measurement information for quantitatively understanding business issues and making better, informed decisions.
Performance management solutions include many categories such as Business Intelligence which usually refers to the various software tools used to produce performance information;
Analytics solutions usually include Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) capabilities that provide multidimensional analysis of large volumes of data; Corporate Performance Management is generally focused on
strategic financial and operational performance management including planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial consolidation.
Various Reporting, Analysis, Scorecard, & Dashboard solutions transform data into usable information and key performance indicators (KPIs) for measuring, managing and improving business performance.
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Associations & EducationBetterManagement Online educational resources & live conferences on Performance Management, BI, etc.
Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals Using competitive intelligence for business decisions
TDWI Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Education and Research
Research & Industry AnalystsAMR Research Comprehensive research and advisory services for Business and IT executives
Datamonitor Includes Butler Group, eBenchmarkers, Life Science Analytics, Orbys, Ovum & Verdict Research
Forrester Independent research provides pragmatic & forward-thinking advice to business & technology leaders
Gartner Broad coverage analyst firm provides technology-related insight for clients to make better decisions
IDC Research & market data for making fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy
Ventana Research Research and advisory services to help companies manage and optimize performance
Resources News & BlogsBusinessIntelligence.com Online news, research, events and other Business Intelligence resources
Intelligent Enterprise Online business intelligence, business process and content management resources
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Software evaluation and selection resources and services
The Business Intelligence Network News, articles, newsletters, podcasts, webinars, blogs, etc.
Publications & NewslettersAnalytics Quarterly, digital magazine with news, articles, features, columns, departments on Business Analytics
BPM Magazine Business Performance Management analysis, best practices, industry trends, research, etc.
Information Management Magazine and online daily news, articles, columns, email newsletters
Recommended ReadingBest Practices in Planning and Performance Management From Data to Decisions
Business Intelligence For Dummies Understand the principles and practical elements of BI
Business Intelligence: The Savvy Manager's Guide Architectural components of a successful BI system
Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning How to leverage the power of analytics
CPM, How to build a better organization through measurement-driven, strategic alignment
Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management Insights from award-winning organizations
Key Performance Indicators Developing, Implementing,and Using Winning KPIs
Successful Business Intelligence Secrets to Making BI a Killer App
The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence Business value creation and improved competitiveness