The Growing Importance of a Sound Business Analytics Strategy
With the emergence of big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, the role of business analytics has been elevated to centre stage. But what is business analytics?
Business analytics is a combination of technologies and skills to extract, maintain, interpret and communicate relevant data which gives a meaningful overview of business performance to all necessary stakeholders. The quality of data enables better decision making, decisions that drive business’ forward.
The winners in the modern world are those who can give all their employees, partners and customers immediate access to the most relevant information. But winning requires more than answering tough questions, understanding the business at every turn, and seizing opportunities before your rivals do. It’s also about creating value and ROI with every decision you make.
By developing an effective business analytics strategy, you can unlock the value in your data. With our support you will gain unprecedented insights that will bridge the gap between analysis and business outcomes, and combine the power of big data with business analytics to drive success.
Department for Transport
We now have data all in one place with integrated business processes supported and the visibility we need to make important business decisions.
Sarah Baskerville, Head of BI Systems, Department for Transport
The Changing Face of Business Intelligence and Analytics
The traditional approach to delivering Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics is being challenged. BI tools, big data technologies and business analytics solutions are evolving at a rapid pace – with many organisations leveraging modern, agile platforms to create business value. Being able to reason, plan, predict and solve issues with deeper insights from increasingly diverse data sets is opening up a whole new world of opportunity as well as defining new methods and approaches. But to enable such business capacity founded on knowledge and innovation, the following three areas require close attention;
The Modern Data Platform
Current trends are causing a proliferation of data. Traditional data warehouses cannot handle this unprecedented volume and variety of information.
Information driven organisations are more productive: 30% reduced safety issues with predictive analytics, 97% reduction in report creation time.
Forrester Research: The Total Economic Impact™ of SAP Analytics - Cost Savings and Business Benefits
Business Analytics Insights: How We Can Support You
As one of the leading data analytics companies, itelligence has helped thousands of customers benefit from the very latest SAP Analytics solutions that are powering digital transformation. From business intelligence and advanced analytics to insight from the cloud, we are empowering our customers to improve their big data management – increasing data quality, lowering the cost of data integration and increasing data efficiency.
Through our business analytics and big data consulting services, we deliver value quickly using our proven agile approach and solution accelerators to optimise all data-related processes and match the pace of change. As a result we are able to drive business engagement, develop your business intelligence capabilities and if necessary, define and deliver the right business analytics strategy for you. Discover more about our portfolio of SAP Analytics Solutions and our range of SAP Analytics Services.
Our UK Customer, Leeds Building Society, Talk about Their Approach to BI
Chris Long, Head of Data and BI at Leeds Building Society, talks about itelligence as their preferred partner on their data journey and how they benefit from new BI technologies. itelligence implemented the full SAP BI Suite with SAP HANA and SAP Predictive Analytics capabilities.
How a Modern Data Platform and Analytics Enable Organisations to Run Live
Watch Andy Steer, Chief Technology Officer at itelligence UK, discuss the importance of accessing data inside and outside the organisation in order to deliver knowledge to the people who need it, when they need it.
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