All businesses regardless of industry face the same day to day challenges required to monitor business performance and make correct business decisions. To quote Benjamin Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”. In order to make these decisions managers and directors of businesses often rely on the data provided from the various reporting tools in use by various departments within the business. Ensuring that this data is produced in a timely manner and that the data is accurate is often a challenge for a lot of companies due to the knife and fork manipulation of data that often takes place in Excel.
Whilst operating in this way by manually manipulating data in Excel this is far from ideal, sometimes it is the only available option so businesses are forced into inefficient ways of working due to the limitations of the computer systems they are using and the reporting that is available. This is fine when the data is actually available in some form or another.
However what do you do when you have business questions that you want to answer but have no data available to answer them? Here are some typical questions that we often pose to managers and directors of businesses to understand what the current reporting challenges are that exist within the business:
Q: Are you happy with the information provided in your existing business reports?
Q: Are you frustrated with the lack of easy access to critical business information?
Q: Do you have business questions that you want to ask but cannot get the answers?
These questions often provoke a lot of discussion around problems which exist within the business with regard to the reporting that is currently available. Often businesses are aware of this, the problem they have is that they do not have the resource capability or availability to manage this.
This is where Business Intelligence Reports can help. Our business intelligence consultants have considerable experience of working within the I.T. and manufacturing sectors. We have extensive knowledge of I.T. business hardware and business software. In addition we have strong commercial awareness of the end to end business processes required to identify the reporting gaps that exist.
Our BI development team work closely with our clients to develop business reporting solutions which bridge the reporting gaps that exist. By bridging the reporting gaps that exist businesses can ensure that they have the information they need when they need it to facilitate sound business decision making.
Here are a selection of commercial benefits which can be achieved through the implementation of business intelligence reporting solutions.
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