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Author Rasmussen, Nils, 1964-
Title Financial business intelligence : trends, technology, software selection, and implementation / Nils Rasmussen, Paul S. Goldy, Per O. Solli.
Imprint New York : Wiley, 2002.

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Author Rasmussen, Nils, 1964-
Subject Business enterprises -- Finance.
Business intelligence.
Corporations -- Finance.
Alt Name Goldy, Paul S.
Solli, Per O.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 283 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-250) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Evolution of Financial Business Intelligence -- History and Future of Business Intelligence -- History of BI -- Trends -- Leveraging the Power of Business Intelligence Tools -- New Breed of Business Intelligence Tools -- Why Consider a Financial BI Tool in Your Organization? -- Defining the Financial Datawarehouse -- What Is Your Company's Business Intelligence Readiness? -- BI Technology -- Platforms and Differences in Technology -- Financial and Nonfinancially Focused Tools -- Who Are the Players? -- Unix versus Microsoft as a Platform Choice -- Performance: Getting Information on Time -- Fast Enough for Your Business -- Periodicity Considerations -- Data Storage Methodology (ROLAP, MOLAP, or HOLAP?) -- Building the Datawarehouse/Mart -- Important Success Factors -- Using Financial Data Sources -- Staging Data for Financial Analysis -- Front-end Analytic Tools -- Specialized BI Tools -- Real-Time Analysis: Myth or Reality (Technology Perspective) -- Excel Add-Ins -- Traditional Report Writer versus OLAP-Based Analysis Tools -- Security -- Role-Based Access -- Internet Security: Only as Good as Your Barriers -- The Internet's Impact on Business Intelligence -- Everyone's a Player -- What Is a Portal? -- How Do I Deliver BI Information for the Internet? -- Software Evaluation and Selection -- Selecting a Business Intelligence Solution -- Create a Plan -- Using a Software Selection Company -- Software Evaluation: Factors to Consider -- Expected Use Now and in the Future -- Getting the Rest of the Company to Buy in to the Process.
ISBN 0471267856 (electronic bk.)
9780471267850 (electronic bk.)
0471155551 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 51179186
Additional Format Print version: Rasmussen, Nils, 1964- Financial business intelligence. New York : Wiley, 2002 0471155551 (DLC) 2001046565 (OCoLC)47838194

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