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

    Critical Sales Management Skills You Must Have

    Top performers are successful by being honest, respecting a client's intelligence and focusing all their energies on how to make a difference in a client's life. Define both long term and short term measurable goals. Concentrate your efforts on the short term goals. This can be measurable goals either weekly...

    Provided By Executive Business Advisers

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Critical Adding Value SKills You Must Have

    Proving tangible benefits help customers make the right decisions. It is best to have one focused benefit that describes "what one stand for". Put this benefit on all the correspondence, business cards, memos, letters, and everything else one can think of. Always explain how and why one can achieve the...

    Provided By Executive Business Advisers

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Improve Customer Satisfaction

    Keeping your customer satisfied is key to one's success and it doesn't matter if one is selling products or services to external or internal customers. Make sure there is a thorough understanding of what the customers really want. Use that information to follow up with actions and solutions. People want...

    Provided By Executive Business Advisers

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    6 Reasons Why You Need A Business Coach Today

    Successfully building a profitable business, year after year, has been compared to balancing an egg on your head, while standing barefoot on sharp knives. It's not easy to do and a wrong decision can be a disaster. Regardless of whether a business is privately held, family run or managed by...

    Provided By Executive Business Advisers

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    7 Key Business Survival Tips

    Surviving in a down business cycle and emerging as a smarter, leaner market leader requires an organization to cut costs wisely, while keeping strategic business units strong and retaining the best performing (valuable) employees. Past experience shows that this simple strategy is very difficult to achieve when your organization faces...

    Provided By Executive Business Advisers

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Essential Tips To Implementing Your Brand Successfully

    Whether launching a new brand or rebranding an existing one, brand implementation is one of the toughest exercises a company can go through. The challenge is that this is not a daily process, so most companies don't have much experience with or knowledge about it. A badly managed brand implementation...

    Provided By REBRAND

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Frame Work for Ontological Privacy Preserved Mining

    Data Mining analyses the stocked data and helps in foretelling the future trends. There are different techniques by which data can be mined. These different techniques reveal different types of hidden knowledge. Using the right procedure of technique result specific patterns emerge. Ontology is a specification of conceptualization. It is...

    Provided By VIT UNIVERSITY

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Marketing Manager

    Marketing management is an important part of the business field that concentrates on applying marketing techniques to the management activities of an organization. Marketing managers are highly trained professionals that are responsible for overseeing the marketing activities. Marketing managers usually need at least a bachelor degree in marketing or related...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Market Researcher

    Market researchers (also known as market research analyst, or marketing analyst) work to understand the consumer base of their employer or client. For most marketing analyst jobs, it is important to have a bachelor degree in marketing or business. While some entry-level market research positions may be gained with an...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Gynecologist

    Gynecology is a division of the medical field that deals with the health and treatment related to the reproductive systems of females. Gynecologists are specially trained doctors that deal with a variety of conditions related to the female reproductive system. Gynecologists must earn a bachelor degree and Doctor of Medicine...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Geriatrician

    Geriatrics is a medical discipline that concentrates on providing health care to the elderly. Geriatricians are specially trained medical doctors that focus on promoting health and the prevention and treatment of a variety of conditions and diseases in older adults. Geriatricians must complete undergraduate education and earn their medical degree....

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Genetics Nurse

    Genetics is an important part of the medical field that deals with heredity and the inheritance of traits and certain conditions and diseases. Genetics nurses are specially trained registered nurses that provide testing and care to patients at risk for genetic conditions. Genetics nurses must become registered nurses by completing...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Gastroenterology Nurse

    Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and disease related to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Gastroenterology nurses are registered nurses that specialize in providing care to patients with a variety of conditions related to the gastrointestinal tract and digestive system. Gastroenterology nurses...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Forensic Science Technician

    Forensic science is a scientific discipline that deals with applying scientific principles to examining and solving legal matters. Forensic science technicians are trained professionals that investigate a variety of criminal activity by gathering and examining physical evidence. Forensic science technicians must have at least an associate degree in applied science,...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Developmental Psychologist

    Psychologists of all types study the behavior and mental processes of human beings. Developmental psychologists study human development including cognitive, physiological, and social development that occur through all the life stages. They study the biological and environmental aspects that affect individuals. Majority of the states around the United States require...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    B2B Conversion Optimization From the Search Query to the Landing Page

    This webinar is presented by the industry experts Gord Hotchkiss of Enquiro & Anna Talerico of ion interactive, and these experts expalin how it is possible to improve the quality, and quantity of the B2B search conversions. This episode helps the attendee get out unwanted things, and start addressing the...

    Provided By Enquiro Search Solutions

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Using Your Web Assets as a Business Building Platform

    This webcast is all about how an organization can grow Using Web Assets as a Business Building Platform. This particular event was moderated by Bill Barnes, and features a lot of panelists which include Gord Hotchkiss - the CEO, Enquiro, Mark McMaster the Senior Planner of B2B, and Technology Markets...

    Provided By Enquiro Search Solutions

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Maximizing Your Online Touch Points

    B2B, or business 2 business marketers have to consider the various possible ways, and prospects that touches a brand when it hits the market, and at the same time about its messaging, and product offerings online. Based on the recent research, they have come to the understanding that, business buying...

    Provided By Enquiro Search Solutions

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Top Video Industry Analyst Webinar

    The first part of the Webinar, entitled "The Scoop on OTT: Prices, Devices and Market Slices," will be presented today (Wednesday, October 21st, at 2:00PM Eastern/11:00AM Pacific) by Michael Greeson, TDG's principal analyst, and David Jordan, Rovi's VP of marketing. It is expected to last around 45 minutes. Through TDG's...

    Provided By Qumu

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    When Customer Focus Becomes Predatory

    Customer focus is a good thing. all know that. Give the customer what they want, sell based on needs, not products, and offer benefits, not features. Baseball and apple pie are good, too. Yawn. But wait. Is it possible that you can be too customer-focused? Yes, it's possible, and I'm...

    Provided By Trusted Advisor Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Need An Employee Engagement Solution?

    There is a lot going wrong in the world of employee engagement these days. Problem is, leaders usually find out too late. Here's what's happening, along with suggestions for protection. Engagement surveys are nothing more than employee opinion surveys by another name, this even though the Gallup organization points out...

    Provided By Belief System Institute

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Assayer And Sampler Career Description

    In the mining industry it is very important that information is obtained on the ore that is mined. It is the responsibility of the assayers and samplers to examine the ore on a regular basis and to take samples for analysis. Assayers and samplers must be in possession of a...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Attorney Career Description

    Attorneys are the persons with whom you first make contact when you seek legal advice or if you have legal problems. Therefore it is important that the service they supply needs to be broad enough to cover a wide field of legal problems. A person must be regarded as a...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Surgical Technologist

    Surgical technologists assist in surgical procedures while being supervised by surgeons, registered nurses, and other members of the surgical team. They help prepare the operating environment prior to a procedure by setting up surgical instruments and equipment. Surgical technologists usually complete formal training programs that lead to a diploma, certificate,...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become An Academic Dean

    Colleges and universities are complex institutions of higher education that require a variety of leadership professionals to ensure effective operation. Academic deans are trained professionals that have significant authority within post secondary institutions. Academic deans typically need a master or doctorate degree in higher education. Many academic deans begin their...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Assessing The Impact Of Infrastructure Quality On Firm Productivity In Africa: Cross-Country Comparisons Based On Investment Climate Surveys From 1999 To 2005

    This paper provides a systematic, empirical assessment of the impact of infrastructure quality on the Total Factor Productivity (TFP) of African manufacturing firms. This measure is understood to include quality in the provision of customs clearance, energy, water, sanitation, transportation, telecommunications, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Microeconometric techniques to...

    Provided By The World Bank

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Really, I Can Return It? Sold!: Optimizing Your Returns Policy

    Most retailers base their returns policies on a mix of customer data and intuitive business sense, with the goal of protecting profits but also fostering loyal customers who will come back to spend tomorrow. It is a fine line with murky parameters, but companies do not have to rely on...

    Provided By Northwestern University (Kellogg)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    We Will Be Right With You: Managing Customers With Vague Promises

    The usefulness and efficiency of providing delay notifications in customer service phone systems depends on a number of factors, including the setup of the queuing system and the motivations and behavior of customers who encounter it. Sometimes you call with an urgent issue; sometimes you call just to check your...

    Provided By Northwestern University (Kellogg)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Membership Has Its Punishments

    If you think that frequent flier programs and other tactics that reward customers for their loyalty to a particular company ensure good deals for consumers, think again. Consumers may not benefit from programs that reward customer loyalty as much as they would if good old-fashioned competition determined prices. Tacit collusion...

    Provided By Northwestern University (Kellogg)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Aggressiveness In Investor Order Submission Strategy In The Absence Of Trading: Evidence From The Market Preopening Period

    The authors study the impact of the limit order book information on the aggressiveness observed in the submission, revision and cancellation of limit orders queued in the market preopening period on the Malta Stock Exchange. The empirical results indicate that the aggressiveness of order submissions and forward price revisions react...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Who Is Really interested In Risk Management?

    The global credit crisis has once again focused attention on risk management practices in the banking industry. The discipline of risk management had been developing quite rapidly in both the banking and corporate sectors prior to the credit crisis and professional standards had been broadly agreed. However, risk management practice...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Should Bankers Learn From The Voluntary Sector?

    It is often said that the voluntary sector needs to become more businesslike, but perhaps businesses have equally as much to learn from the voluntary sector? Leaders of voluntary organisations are quite often faced with far more complex stakeholder issues than those that can be found in other businesses. They...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Living In Interesting Times

    It is said by some that the purportedly Chinese proverb may you live in interesting times is actually a curse. But to say that we are now living in interesting times, at least from a business perspective, is most probably a gross understatement. The past year has seen events that...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Get On Track To Develop Your Change Ability

    Research from the Change Management Consortium (CMC) show that it will be "Change capable" organisations that will be better positioned to take advantage of the upturn in growth once this recession has bottomed out. If you're in an organisation which needs to rapidly develop a change capability, here are some...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Speaking Different Languages With Clients

    It is not unusual to find senior and experienced professionals uncomfortable having a broader conversation with their clients. Some professionals convince themselves that for "Risk management purposes" they should not enter into discussions on subjects on which they are not expert. Others believe that their role is to bring in...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Unsurprising M&A Deal Volume: First Quarter 2008

    M&A deal volumes are down significantly in the first quarter 2008. This doesn't come as a surprise to anyone, The author is sure, so it should be put in perspective. Of course, the final volumes for the quarter will not be available for another week, but with the Easter holidays...

    Provided By City University of London (Cass)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Seeking Growth: Opportunities For Private Equity In China

    This year has seen considerable activity among private equity firms in China with over one hundred funds denominated in Chinese currency (RMB) now competing with numerous funds offshore. This level of interest highlights the fact that significant investment opportunities exist for private equity funds willing to spend the time and...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Global Macro & Strategy Outlook: Restructuring Not Recovery

    The theme for 2010 is restructuring not recovery. A recovery implies a return to what existed before, in this case global markets before the Credit Crisis. In the opinion, this will not happen. By the end of 2010, investors will look at a global investment landscape vastly different than what...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Current Private Equity Secondary Market Environment

    The secondary market for private equity limited partnership interests has increased significantly during the past ten years, shadowing the steady increase in funds being raised by private equity firms around the world. At the same time, the secondary market has become an accepted and fairly well known part of the...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Differences In Public V. Private Acquisitions & Management Retention

    The punch lines of this academic literature - the value of retaining target management and the superior performance of private acquisitions - are perhaps not very surprising to practitioners working in this area. It is also unclear as to how much of the traditional thinking about acquisitions will hold in...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management