Business Intelligence

BI is more than just corporate reporting. It's a way to improve decision making, to cut costs, and to identify new business opportunities.

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Strategic Change Architecture - Getting The Most From Your Strategic Plan

    A strategic plan is your organization's road map; it defines where the organization needs to go, why it needs to go there, and what it needs to do to get there. Now more than ever an organization needs a strategic plan to guide its decisions and actions. It is an...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Mining the Successful Binary Combinations: Methodology and a Simple Case Study

    The importance of finding the characteristics leading to either a success or a failure is one of the driving forces of data mining. The various application areas of finding success/failure factors cover vast variety of areas such as credit risk evaluation and granting loans, micro array analysis, health factors and...

    Provided By Open University of Israel

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Cost Estimator

    Cost estimating is an essential part of many businesses and organizations that accurately predicts the scope, cost, and length of future projects. Cost estimators are trained professionals that determine the cost information for a variety of businesses and organizations. Cost estimators must have at least a high school diploma and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Boilermaker

    Boilermakers deal with boilers, closed vats, and other large containers that hold liquids and gases. They create boilers that hold other products such as oil, chemicals, and beer. They also help create and repair blast furnaces, storage and process tanks, smoke stacks, water treatment plants, and air pollution equipment. Boilermakers...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Baker

    Baking is an important part of the food processing industry that involves cooking products using convection typically in an oven. Bakers are trained professionals that prepare a variety of products for many different reasons. Bakers typically begin their careers as trainees or apprentices. Trainees usually start in store bakeries and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Claims Examiner

    Claims examiners evaluate claims that are made against insurance companies. They review the claims and determine if the proper procedures were followed. They make sure they have all of the correct information, consult with clients and insurance agents, and review the required reports and documents. Claims examiners must have at...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Child Psychologist

    Child psychology is an important branch of psychology that effectively helps and treats children who are experiencing many different problems or have been diagnosed with a particular mental disorder. Child psychologists are trained professionals that promote the well being and healthy development of children. Child psychologists usually need a doctoral...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Construction Manager

    The construction field is very complex and effective management is essential to ensure construction tasks are completed safely and properly. Construction managers are highly trained professionals that coordinate and supervise a variety of construction tasks. Construction managers need at least a high school diploma, but many employers prefer candidates with...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Buyer

    Today's society depends on a wide variety of consumer products. Buyers are highly trained purchasing professionals that buy many different types of products and goods for their employers. Buyers usually need at least a high school diploma, but most employers prefer applicants with a college degree and related work experience....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Biologist Career Description

    Biologists study and do research on the origin, relationships, development, derivation, anatomy, functions, heredity and other basic characteristics of plant, animal and microbial life. The prospective biologist must be very observant and interested in biological science. Patience, accuracy, determination and discipline as well as the ability to perform highly specialised...

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    Ceramics Technology Career Description

    Ceramics technology is concerned with the research, development and manufacturing of non-metallic inorganic materials, as well as with the industrial process that convert raw materials into products with a higher economic value through physical, thermal and chemical changes. Prospective ceramics technologists must have an aptitude for making things work. They...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Chemical Engineer Career Description

    Chemical engineers use their knowledge of chemistry, physics and chemical engineering to design and operate processes for the large scale production of chemicals, plastic, minerals and other useful commodities. To study for and become a successful chemical engineer demands above average intellectual abilities and a strong aptitude for Mathematics, Physics...

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    Clerk Career Description

    Clerks do routine office work in order to assist in the activities of the management and professional personnel. Clerks must have good insight, have good language skills and be able to do calculations. Prospective clerks must be able to work neatly and accurately. They must be persons who can work...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Clinical Technologist Career Description

    Clinical technologists perform clinical investigative procedures as well as corrective and therapeutic procedures on patients, in collaboration with medical practitioners. They make use of electro-physiological equipment and other appropriate apparatus and techniques. Clinical technologists must be neat and accurate workers. The ability to work with the ill is important. Prospective...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Clothing Designer Career Description

    Clothing designers design both clothes and accessories for all tastes and requirements. Clothing designers should have an interest in fashion, an eye for detail and a feel for line and colour. Creativity and a good imagination are also important. Clothing designers must be able to put their ideas into practical...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Concrete Technician Career Description

    Modem building and construction practice relies heavily upon concrete technology. The concrete technicians or technologists are experts in the production and use of concrete, and have thorough knowledge of its constituent materials and all their properties. Concrete technicians / technologists should have an aptitude for Mathematics and Science subjects. They...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Marketing Manager Career Description

    Marketing managers and researchers do research, create marketing aids such as brochures and plan marketing campaigns. Marketing managers and researchers must be disciplined and able to work quickly and systematically. They must have good communication skills and enjoy working with people. Marketing researchers must like to work with figures and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Marketing Career Description

    Marketing can be described as the assessment and creating of consumer demand and the coordination of the resources of personnel, finance, production and distribution to meet such a demand at a planned profit. Marketing is thus the process whereby a company tries to find out what its customers want and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leather Workers Career Description

    In the leather industry prepared hides of animals (leather), plastics or other materials are used to manufacture various products. This paper describes the general work connected with leather preparation (tanning) and the manufacturing of the various products. A certain degree of mechanical ability, together with steady, deft hands, should stand...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Optometrist Career Description

    Optometrists specifically deal with human vision and aim to give patients clear and efficient vision. They measure the efficiency of their patients' eyes and where necessary, take steps to improve or prevent deterioration of vision. They may also give advice on environmental factors that affect visual efficiency. Optometrists function as...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Optical Dispenser Career Description

    Optical dispensing forms one of the many links in the eye-care profession. Optical dispensers dispense spectacles to people with vision defects, so that they can achieve the best vision possible. Optical dispensers must have good social skills as well as a certain degree of manual dexterity and precision. These characteristics,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Nutritionist Career Description

    A Nutritionist is a person who gives advice to people on what to eat and what not to eat to balance their health. A nutritionist also makes diet plans and keeps a check on the vital statistics of a person's body. The nutritionist also suggests a set of standard exercise...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Domestic Radio And Television Mechanician Career Description

    Radios and televisions may be defective for various reasons. Radio and television mechanicians' task is to trace the faults and do the necessary repairs. Domestic radio and television mechanicians should enjoy working with their hands. As they come into contact with many clients, it is important that they have the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Horticulturist Career Description

    Horticulturists are professionally qualified persons involved in the growing, selling and maintenance of plants for indoor and outdoor usage. Horticulturists must have a love for nature. They must be creative and have technical ability. Patience and perseverance are also important qualities. Horticulturists are employed by the Department of Public Works,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Hospital Porter Career Description

    The hospital porters are responsible for the handling of patients on stretchers, trolleys, beds and wheelchairs in order to transport them to and from their points of treatment, and to render assistance to the nursing staff and ward secretaries. Porters should be responsible, friendly and willing to assist where required....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Hydrologist Career Description

    Hydrologists contribute to the efficient planning, development and optimal, sustainable utilisation of available water resources, to ensure that sufficient water of acceptable quality can be supplied in the most cost-effective manner. Hydrologists should be interested in the physical environment, be willing to undertake numerical analysis and be computer literate. A...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Insurance Industry Career Description

    The insurance industry has grown to such an extent in the past few years that it has become one of the biggest industries. The industry offers a variety of career opportunities for matriculates and university graduates. In all occupations requiring contact with the public, employees should have a pleasant disposition...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Interpreter Career Description

    Interpreters translate messages verbally from one language into another in such a way that the contents of the message remain the same. Interpreters should have an aptitude for languages as well as a sound general knowledge. This includes knowledge of national affairs, technical and scientific subjects (in court cases knowledge...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Welder Career Description

    Welders join two or more pieces of metal together, using different welding processes and various types of welding equipment. Welders must have good eye-hand coordination, the ability to concentrate for long time periods and be physically fit. They must be able to work very accurately and pay attention to detail....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Estate Agent Career Description

    Estate agents provide an essential service in finding and bringing together the sellers and buyers of all types of immovable property including houses, townhouses, flats, farms, factories, shops and offices. Estate agents must be people of high integrity since they are obligated to protect the interests of their clients, usually...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Fashion Buyer Career Description

    Fashion buyers are responsible for selecting merchandise, planning the long-term buying strategy and negotiating contractual terms with suppliers (for example the price, delivery date, specific merchandise requirements etc.) in a retail store. Fashion buyers must be imaginative, creative, perceptive and objective kind of people. They need to be self-assured, persuasive...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Furrier Career Description

    The work of a qualified furrier is to design and make an article - a coat, shawl, jacket, hat, handbag, collar or some other article - from fur according to the client's age, build and personality. Good eyesight is necessary, as certain stages require close-up work. Good eye-hand coordination, a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Shopfitter Career Description

    Shop fitting is considered one of the more creative trades in the building industry. Prospective shop fitters only have to walk down a street in any town or city to realise that every shop has a different character in its decor and fittings to attract the attention of passing customers....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Sea Transport Worker Career Description

    Sea transport workers, in this case the persons working on board the ship itself, are people who help work the vessel from one destination to another. These workers form a close-knit community on board and perform a variety of tasks depending on their rank and the department in which they...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Rubber Technologist Career Description

    Rubber technologists are involved with the conversion of raw rubber into rubber products such as tires, belting, elastic, bands, and balloons, balls and footwear. Rubber technologists must be able to solve problems logically, be adaptable and be able to master both chemical and engineering problems. They must have an interest...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Automotive Body Repairer Career Description

    Automotive body repairers, or panel-beaters, as they are known in industry, are responsible for the repair and realignment of the damaged and dented panels of the bodywork of motor vehicles. Apprentices must be 16 years and older at the commencement of their apprenticeship. Prospective automotive body repairers should possess good...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Beer Brewing Industry Career Description

    The beer brewing industry is a sophisticated and large industry, which includes both the agricultural and industrial sectors. As such it plays an important part in the country's economy and is the employer of thousands of people, from factory workers to those employed in top level management. People interested in...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Microbiologist Career Description

    Microbiologists study the anatomy, genetics and physiology of microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses, as well as the vital interactions between microorganisms and the environment. Microbiologists apply this knowledge to manipulate selected micro-organisms both ecologically and industrially, to improve human beings' quality of life and to diagnose and control...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Meteorologists Career Description

    The majority of meteorologists and atmospheric scientists are employed by institutions dealing with weather and climate of which the South African Weather Bureau is the largest. Weather and climate play a fundamental role in people's lives. They may well decide whether mankind survives or not. Candidates must have a hunger...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Terminologist Career Description

    It is the task of terminologists to collect and document technical terms, to do research on underlying concepts and provide equivalents or create new terms for concepts that as yet have not been named, for the benefit of the users of terminology. Terminologists must have a good knowledge of at...

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