Reporting Tools Vs. Business Intelligence (BI)
Source: ELegant MicroWeb Technologies
Reporting has been of significance to businesses by providing a platform for users to get immediate access to business information by using simple analysis. However, Business Intelligence (BI) caters to strategic, tactical and operational needs; providing a platform for complete, comprehensive performance management for today's global, competitive businesses. This paper discusses the comparisons between standard reports and BI in terms of functionality, capability, architecture, process and management benefits.