Panorama Software
Business Intelligence 3.0 Solutions

  • Teamwork and collaboration set to become BI hallmarks

    The need for business intelligence solutions that go beyond the basics is pressing today, because simply using some form of this software is no longer a differentiator. Numerous companies have at least one type of analytics running, so mastering a vertical means building bigger and better business cases for BI. The plethora of advanced tech options available now can help break this impasse. Some organizations will gravitate toward advanced features that further their goals and achieve success this way, whether they're delving into their own data or collecting strong information from elsewhere and turning that into...

  • Business intelligence reveals marketing’s effectiveness

    Organizations are flying blind if they only rely on intuition to make important business decisions. This is a problem that afflicts companies all the time, and for years the only data that could break this ignorance came after the fact in carefully prepared reports. However, business intelligence changes this paradigm and should be looked upon as a valuable contributor to the process of decision-making. Analytics can be fueled with internal or external information or, ideally, a mixture of these two possible sources. The upside for businesses is considerable. If they successfully transform their operations to suit...

  • Self-service BI now a common convenience

    Rather than an optional addition business intelligence's capabilities, it's becoming increasingly clear that self-service features are an evolution in the technology. There are incontrovertible advantages to taking BI analysis out of the exclusive hands of highly trained experts and introducing those functions to a huge range of employees. Individuals who don't have to run their reports through other departments can conduct analyses more quickly and stay on track with their objectives. There's no need to sell business owners on the benefits of efficient and well-informed employees, meaning self-service is simply an advanced and effective way to carry out BI, provided...

  • The BI future is visual

    Building a business intelligence program means selecting appropriate technology and setting it up in a way that benefits the company specifically. This is a mixture of impartially examining features that are universally important then taking a critical eye to their place in a particular field, region and scale bracket. Some leaders may be excited about mobile, others may be more interested in enabling dashboards. The common thread is the presence of these advanced features, signifying BI's march to maturity. The present and future of BI have solutions to problems that would have been considered insurmountable as recently as a few...

  • Business intelligence: Flexible and targeted

    The best practices of business intelligence use are becoming increasingly important to adhere to, as BI is now a guiding force behind important high-level decisions. This is a clear upgrade from leaving these choices in the hands of instinct or intuition, as the information both within companies' systems and collected from outside can point the way to novel solutions and in-depth strategies. There is a need to transform the process of organizational leadership, and properly deployed BI is at the forefront. The one caveat, however, is that improperly leveraged software is unlikely to help. As with any technology, correct integration...