1. Implementing Business Intelligence – Intermediate
1.1. Course Profile
- BI: Information Value Chain
- How to measure an organization’s maturity in the use of information technology?
- What are the required technology components for a successful BI strategy? How do they integrate with each other?
- How to get to ‘one version of the truth’?
- What business problems can you solve with BI technology?
- From models and concepts to getting a technological and business perspective on BI.
- The human factor of BI: The Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC)
- Do you need more than technology to reach your goals?
- What’s the importance of the human factor in your BI strategy?
- How to maximize the success of your BICC?
- The future of BI – ‘BI’ of the future
- How is BI evolving, which trends and new BI applications do we see in the business?
- What is the ‘BI’ of the future?
- Is it simply a technology shift, a marketing hype or does it answer real (new) business issues?
1.2. Skills acquired by delegates
Part 1: Understand and use the Information Evolution Model to measure the organization’s maturity in its use of information technology. Get a deeper understanding of each of the components of the information value chain: drill-down into the technological aspects of a BI Platform (data collection and data management, query and reporting, advanced analytics: how they work and what they deliver). Linking the BI technology platform to business applications and industry specific business issues.
Part 2: Understand why and how to build a Business Intelligence Competency Center in your organization. Define the functional areas inside the BICC. Illustrate benefits and pitfalls through business cases.
Part 3: Differentiate between the major categories of BI models as we see them implemented today. Understand why some of them are in growing demand from business organizations. Illustrate the models through concrete/real business cases.
1.3 Course Duration