Business Unintelligence

Business Unintelligence Insight and Innovation Beyond Analytics and Big Data

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Business intelligence (BI) used to be so simple -- in theory anyway. Integrate and copy data from your transactional systems into a specialised relational database, apply BI reporting and query tools and add business users. Job done. No longer. Analytics, big data and an array of diverse technologies have changed everything. More importantly, business is insisting on ever more, ever faster from information and from IT in general. An emerging biz-tech ecosystem demands that business and IT work together. This book reflects the new reality that in today's socially complex and rapidly changing world, business decisions must be based on a combination of rational and intuitive thinking. Integrating cues from diverse information sources and tacit knowledge, decision makers create unique meaning to innovate heuristically at the speed of thought. This book provides a wealth of new models that business and IT can use together to design support systems for tomorrow's successful organisations. Dr Barry Devlin, one of the earliest proponents of data warehousing, goes back to basics to explore how the modern trinity of information, process and people must be reinvented and restructured to deliver the value, insight and innovation required by modern businesses. From here, he develops a series of novel architectural models that provide a new foundation for holistic information use across the entire business. From discovery to analysis and from decision making to action taking, he defines a fully integrated, closed-loop business environment. Covering every aspect of business analytics, big data, collaborative working and more, this book takes over where BI ends to deliver the definitive framework for information use in the coming years.

Book information

ISBN: 9781935504566
Publisher: Technics Publications Llc
Imprint: Technics Publications
Pub date:
DEWEY: 658.47202855745
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: viii, 419
Weight: 920g
Height: 234mm
Width: 186mm
Spine width: 28mm