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

    All Eyes On Data Starvation In The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

    The Indian pharmaceutical industry is a US $5.0 billion market with 300,000+ individual chemist outlets, vending 60,000 formulations. The medical insurance model works on a "Reimbursement mode," with insurance companies playing an insignificant role in drug administration. Despite employing a significant amount of resources (medical representatives) to detail and sample...

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Next Frontier In Contact Centers? Reining In "Unstructured" Data

    Contact centers waste 90 percent to 98 percent of actionable customer insights because they lack the process, technology and applications to capture, analyze and leverage "Unstructured" sources of customer communications, rich with information and feedback: Phone conversations are often recorded but rarely analyzed for new revenue opportunities. The Internet opened...

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Holy Grail Of Sales Is BI On The Go

    While operational business intelligence and wireless mobile services have been on convergent paths for some time, several recent enhancements to technologies and the market adoption of analytical CRM strategies have made mobile BI a feasible reality. Early successes in proprietary solutions are fueling the market for more open mobile applications...

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    You Have To Be Agile: How Technology Is Changing Your Approach To Customers

    In the 1980s, financial institutions started rolling out their new automated teller machines, banking on the idea that customers would pay for this convenience. At first, the ATMs were not warmly accepted by consumers: The idea of using a plastic card in a machine outside of a bank to access...

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Marketing Executives Sought-But Didn't Quite Find-More Accountability In 2005

    Over the past few years, analytic CRM and marketing applications have been among the most active and fast growing areas within CRM. One saw that trend continuing in 2005. Perhaps the biggest story in the marketing side of things is the continuing pressure on senior marketing executives to become more...

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Odds Say Alliances Will Fail: But You Can Buck Those Odds

    The first partner is not always the best partner: Even if you are approached by a partner who appears to be appropriate, move quickly from a reactive to a proactive mode. Perform due diligence on the strategic fit of this and other potential candidates, and create an alliance implementation strategy....

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What's The Best Customer? One Who Is Loyal And Valuable

    Some folks have said that CRM is about treating different customers differently. One is familiar with the 80-20 rule: 20 percent of customers bring you 80 percent of the revenue. So it's important to find out which customers are the 20 percent best customers for your company and to treat...

    Provided By CustomerThink

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Concise Guide to E-Discovery

    E-discovery capabilities are no longer an option - they are a critical "must have" capability that will enable organizations to respond to legal actions and be much more proactive about how legal actions, regulatory audits and related activities are managed. New statutes at all levels of government focused on ESI,...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Patch Plus Asset Inventory - You Can't Manage What You Can't See Or Don't Know About

    This paper aims to throw light on asset management of inventory of applications that is unmanaged in this rapidly changing mobile work environment. Shavlik's agentless and agent-based asset management discovers all systems that are physical and virtual and starts managing them. It helps to identify all the software applications that...

    Provided By Shavlik Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    E commerce: A New Way of Conducting Online Business

    Electronic commerce popularly known as E commerce is taking over the internet marketing business. It is basically defined as complete set of techniques that carry business or commercial activities over a network and also assist them in making commercial transactions electronically. The concept of e commerce is new and many...

    Provided By Broadway Infotech

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Purser

    The airline and ship industries are very complex and require a variety of professionals to handle passenger matters. Pursers are trained professionals that assist passengers and handle important financial matters on airlines and ships. Airline and ship pursers must have at least a high school diploma. Many airlines require pursers...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Provost

    Postsecondary institutions are complex facilities of academics that require complex administration to ensure the effective function and meet the needs of the students, faculty, staff, and community. Provosts are senior academic administrations of higher education institutions that perform a variety of essential activities. Provosts typically need at least a master...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Strategic Market Segmentation: Improving The Focus Of Strategic Marketing Research

    While top executives in the pharmaceutical industry often advocate being market oriented and customer focused, few companies (large or small) use market segmentation to its maximum potential. Against the backdrop of an evermore demanding marketplace and many advances in strategic marketing planning technology, a majority of pharmaceutical companies were base...

    Provided By Adelphi Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Image-Based Transfer Function Design for Data Exploration in Volume Visualization

    Transfer function design is an integrated component in volume visualization and data exploration. The common trial-and-error approach for transfer function searching is a very difficult and time consuming process. A goal-oriented and parameterized transfer function model is, therefore, crucial in guiding the transfer function searching process for better and more...

    Provided By Purdue University

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Relationship Between Sales Management And Sales Forecasting

    These days it takes more than great products to drive sales. Great customer service is driving the force that differentiates one business from another. For most companies that means finding ways to better connect with current customers, as well as connecting with potential customers. This can be difficult for many...

    Provided By All Things CRM

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Market Research Resume

    Use this market research resume sample as a guide to create your own professional resume. This example market research resume should be personalized to reflect your own job history, qualifications, skills and experience.

    Provided By SampleResumes.com

  • 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...

    Provided By thinktransition.com

  • 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...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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....

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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,...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • 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,...

    Provided By Evolve-IT