Discussion post – BI


Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas

Task 1

There are many organizational problems associated with business intelligence (BI). Many organizations use the traditional approach to BI, which is adequate in maintaining what an organization already processes. However, an organization that introduces innovation and creativity to its BI program that will likely become more robust than its competitors.

Using the university library, find an article that describes an organization that created a cutting-edge BI system or solution that introduces both innovation and creativity. Describe the article, focusing on the creative and innovation solution. Explain why you believe the solution is creative and innovative.

Task 2

Answer the following questions, including sources to support your position:

  • Describe the ways in which the BI cycle (you will have to find a source for a BI cycle) drives productivity in an organization.
  • Identify and describe at least 3 BI cycle characteristics that drive productivity.
  • Explain the effect that the 3 productivity-driving characteristics have on 3 areas of an organization.

Do not forget your sources.