The New Era of Enterprise Business Intelligence: Using Analytics to Achieve a Global Competitive Advantage (Paperback)

Mike Biere



A Complete Blueprint for Maximizing the Value of Business Intelligence in the Enterprise


The typical enterprise recognizes the immense potential of business intelligence (BI) and its impact upon many facets within the organization–but it’s not easy to transform BI’s potential into real business value. In The New Era of Enterprise Business Intelligence, top BI expert Mike Biere presents a complete blueprint for creating winning BI strategies and infrastructure, and systematically maximizing the value of information throughout the enterprise.


This product-independent guide brings together start-to-finish guidance and practical checklists for every senior IT executive, planner, strategist, implementer, and the actual business users themselves. Drawing on thousands of hours working with enterprise customers, Biere helps decision-makers choose from today’s unprecedented spectrum of options, including the latest BI platform suites and appliances. He offers practical, “in-the-trenches” insights on a wide spectrum of planning and implementation issues, from segmenting and supporting users to working with unstructured data.


Coverage includes


• Understanding the scope of today’s BI solutions and how they fit into existing infrastructure

• Assessing new options such as SaaS and cloud-based technologies

• Avoiding technology biases and other “project killers”

• Developing effective RFIs/RFPs and proofs of concept

• Setting up competency centers and planning for skills development

• Crafting a better experience for all your business users

• Supporting the requirements of senior executives, including performance management

• Cost-justifying BI solutions and measuring success

• Working with enterprise content management, text analytics, and search

• Planning and constructing portals, mashups, and other user interfaces

• Previewing the future of BI




典型的企業認識到商業智能(BI)的巨大潛力及其對組織各個方面的影響,但將BI的潛力轉化為真正的商業價值並不容易。在《新時代的企業商業智能》一書中,頂尖BI專家麥克·比爾(Mike Biere)提供了一個完整的藍圖,用於創建成功的BI策略和基礎設施,並系統地最大化企業中的信息價值。



• 瞭解當今BI解決方案的範圍以及它們如何適應現有基礎設施
• 評估軟體即服務(SaaS)和基於雲的技術等新選項
• 避免技術偏見和其他“項目殺手”
• 制定有效的RFI/RFP和概念驗證
• 建立能力中心並規劃技能發展
• 為所有業務用戶打造更好的體驗
• 支持高級執行官的需求,包括績效管理
• 成本合理化BI解決方案並衡量成功
• 與企業內容管理、文本分析和搜索合作
• 規劃和構建門戶、混搭和其他用戶界面
• 預覽BI的未來