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Whitepaper: Let Information Be Your Guide: How Accurate Reporting and Analysis Can Improve Your Firm’s Performance

by Bureau of National AffairsJan 01, 2008

Business Intelligence (BI) is a powerful approach to harnessing the wide-ranging data that the typical professional services organization is capable of producing. Building a strong BI system has been made easier with the availability of software written for this purpose and a growing body of BI expertise in the consulting and vendor communities. Rather than concentrating solely on the technological challenges of developing BI, however, savvy firms start with the end in mind. By first identifying the financial and operational measures that most closely align with firm strategy, capturing and massaging data into clear, actionable reports is made easier.