Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
Business intelligence should be described as a way of managing company more than a set of functionalities in a computer software. Acquiring a real profit requires enterprise management to understand the value of the data and the way data describe business processes. Being aware of the business and measuring its performance the authors are able to improve the processes and make whole the business more effective. To achieve business improvement they require efficient business intelligence system as a combination of a software, hardware, the communication infrastructure and services regarding data preparation, integration and delivery to the system.