Data Driven Business - IBRS Intelligent Business Research Services Pty Ltd (IBRS) is an Australian company that provides research and advice specific to IT and Business Managers in Australian and New Zealand organisations. Our experienced team of Analysts and Advisors have worked at the highest level within the Research and IT Industries or have themselves been CIOs. https://ibrs.com.au/data-driven-business 2017-11-23T05:22:08+11:00 IBRS nbowman@ibrs.com.au Reframing Business Intelligence as Critical Business Imperatives 2015-10-03T10:03:12+10:00 2015-10-03T10:03:12+10:00 https://ibrs.com.au/data-driven-business/8040-reframing-business-intelligence-as-critical-business-imperatives Joseph Sweeney jsweeney@ibrs.com.au <p><strong class="blue">Conclusion:</strong> The days of viewing BI as a single solution are over. Organisations should view Business Intelligence as four distinct, but interlocking services that each addresses a different <em>critical business imperative:</em> reporting; self-direct data exploration; operational decision support; and data science. Each of these imperatives addresses different stakeholders and will have its own architect.</p> <p><strong class="blue">Conclusion:</strong> The days of viewing BI as a single solution are over. Organisations should view Business Intelligence as four distinct, but interlocking services that each addresses a different <em>critical business imperative:</em> reporting; self-direct data exploration; operational decision support; and data science. Each of these imperatives addresses different stakeholders and will have its own architect.</p> To improve the Business Intelligence of your Organisation you need to learn the Language of Data 2014-01-27T11:00:00+11:00 2014-01-27T11:00:00+11:00 https://ibrs.com.au/data-driven-business/7715-to-improve-the-business-intelligence-of-your-organisation-you-need-to-learn-the-language-of-data Jorn Bettin jbettin@ibrs.com.au-d <p><strong>Conclusion</strong>: Machines are becoming increasingly proficient at tasks that, in the past, required human intelligence. Virtually all human domain expertise can be encoded in digital data with the right knowledge engineering tools. The bottleneck in understanding between humans and software is shaped by the ambiguities inherent in human communication, not by the challenge of developing machine intelligence. To benefit from big data, organisations need to articulate knowledge in the language of data, i.e. in a format that is not only understandable by humans but also actionable by machines.</p> <p><strong>Conclusion</strong>: Machines are becoming increasingly proficient at tasks that, in the past, required human intelligence. Virtually all human domain expertise can be encoded in digital data with the right knowledge engineering tools. The bottleneck in understanding between humans and software is shaped by the ambiguities inherent in human communication, not by the challenge of developing machine intelligence. To benefit from big data, organisations need to articulate knowledge in the language of data, i.e. in a format that is not only understandable by humans but also actionable by machines.</p>