Building Better Business Forecasts

By: Michele Thompson Develop Key Metrics . Nonfinancial metrics can greatly impact a company’s ability to create shareholder value. However, developing key metrics is no slam dunk. Here’s how finance can apply business intelligence to the mother lode of available data, improve the forecasting process and create performance reports that drive profitability. Wall Street analysts and prospective investors no longer …

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Turning Knowledge Into Power: Using Business Intelligence to Improve Decision-Making

By: Michele Thompson Better Business Intelligence. Most businesses are sitting on a gold mine of data but lack tools to mine the wealth. Why aren’t companies better-using business intelligence, which receives so much media attention, to improve decision-making and work processes? The overriding problem is the quality of data and its accessibility. Here’s how savvy companies are using the tools …

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