Overview  Problems that Business Intelligence solves  Reasons to use Business Intelligence  Overview of SAP’s version of Business intelligence .

Evolution of Data Capture  Data Processing Systems  ERP Systems  CRM Systems etc Data Collection .

 Information is saved on different types of systems .Distributed Information  Information is globally distributed.

Evolution of Data Capture  Data amassed over the years increases exponentially. .

.Evolution of Data Capture  Historical data +ve or –ve.

Evolution of Data Capture  Historical data can be very useful .

.Strategic Decisions  Companies need to take well informed and strategic decisions to stay competitive.

Questions asked???  What Products are making us the most profits? .

Questions asked???  What Products are making us the most profits?  How are our sales compared to last year? .

Questions asked???  What Products are making us the most profits?  How are our sales compared to last year?  How can I predict the turnover for the coming year? .

.  Take all business processes into consideration.Solutions  Aggregate all data at one place and provide single point of access.  High Quality Information  Decision making Support.

.How does SAP-BI do this?  Data Warehouse Data collection and retrieval from different source systems.

.How does SAP-BI do this?  BI Platform Cleanses the data and stores the information for alter use.

How does SAP-BI do this?  Analysis Tools  View charts and reports that show key performance metrics. .

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