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Articles by Nancy Williams

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Managing Multiple BI Tools Doesn’t Have to be So Hard Summary
Most enterprises today have multi-tool business intelligence environments. Nancy Williams provides steps that can be taken to reduce that complexity and increase the effectiveness of the business intelligence environment.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
02-14-2012
Business Intelligence: Organizational Design for Optimal Business Impact Summary
Nancy Williams explains how achieving mature business intelligence capabilities requires organizational design shifts to optimize the business impact.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
07-25-2011
Survey Follow Up: How Effectively Are Companies Using Business Analytics? Summary
This article provides an executive summary of a recently completed survey that was designed to provide insight into the reasons for the wide range of business intelligence adoption and maturity as well as the wide range of perceptions as to the role of business intelligence.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business Analytics

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
12-14-2010
Business Intelligence – Repositioning Information in the Organizational Psyche Summary
Nancy Williams emphasizes that achieving true business intelligence (BI) requires a significant organizational paradigm shift, and she explains how organizations that are BI leaders differ from other organizations.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics
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by Nancy Williams | 1 comment
01-19-2010
Is the Economy Going to Take a Bite Out of Your Business Intelligence Program? Summary
Nancy Williams explains why it is of paramount importance to be sure that your business intelligence plan includes delivering tangible business benefits that can hold up during budget scrutiny.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams | 1 comment
01-06-2009
Business Intelligence Opportunities – A General Overview Summary
This overview of the broad concept of business intelligence is adapted from The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams, Steve Williams | 0 comments
09-23-2008
Marketing Your Business Intelligence Program Summary
Advancing the maturity of a business intelligence (BI) program requires getting business organizations to understand the potential power of BI. Nancy Williams provides guidelines for creating a successful BI marketing effort.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams | 1 comment
07-22-2008
Business Intelligence and the IT Portfolio Summary
This article is adapted from The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence by Steve Williams and Nancy Williams, and it explains how business intelligence initiatives must compete with other IT investment opportunities for funding.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
05-20-2008
Business Intelligence and Balanced Scorecards: Key Tools in the Performance Management Toolkit Summary
Business intelligence can automate the performance measurement process and deliver business information, analytical tools, and structured decision support to improve the core processes that drive the key performance indicators (KPIs).

Topics: Performance Management, Balanced Scorecard, Business Intelligence, KPI

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
01-29-2008
High-Impact Business Intelligence Opportunities in the Financial Services Industry Summary
Financial services firms that are business intelligence leaders obtain competitive advantage by leveraging information to acquire and retain profitable customers in order to improve busines performance and financial results.

Topics: Business Intelligence, CRM, Customer Data Integration

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
11-27-2007
Achieving Business Intelligence Impact: Integrating Business Intelligence with Core Business Processes Summary
To achieve a positive business impact, it is necessary to effectively integrate business intelligence into the core business processes that make a difference in achieving improved business performance.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Business Process Management (BPM)

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
10-23-2007
Addressing the Business Intelligence Leadership Gap in Your Organization Summary
In many organizations, there is a noted lack of education and alignment of expectations about the need for strong business intelligence leadership.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
09-18-2007
A New Angle on Customer Retention Summary
Few companies analyze the influx of valuable information contained in customer comments and complaints to determine what customers want and what it will take to make them remain customers.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
08-07-2007
Leading a Business Intelligence Profit Improvement Program Summary
This article describes the cultural changes required to realize the value of business intelligence investments.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Management

by Nancy Williams | 0 comments
08-07-2007
Business Intelligence for Revenue-Generating Processes Summary
This article describes the use of detailed and specific business information about customers’ past purchasing behavior to grow revenue and retain profitable customers.

Topics: Business Intelligence, CRM, Customer Data Integration

by Nancy Williams, Steve Williams | 0 comments
03-20-2007

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