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Operational Business Intelligence (BI) refers to a proactive approach to complement traditional business intelligence systems. This approach allows employees at all tiers of responsibility—strategic, analytical and operational—to participate in problem-solving and decision-making. Operational BI differs from traditional BI in that it can provide real-time information on system activity and events; it also tracks business performance in real time.

Operational intelligence + event processing = smarter, faster business

In this interview with ebizQ Site Editor Anne Stuart, Gartner distinguished analyst W. Roy Schulte discusses the growth of both intelligent operations and business event processing, and offers advice for tackling both.

BI Forum: How Would You Describe BI in One Sentence?

  • "Each single activity in the company pertains to one of two huge areas: operations and control. Operations is “what” is done, control is “knowing how and why” it is done."
  • "BI is the domain focused on improving the visibility of the business, uncovering insights from the corporation's data."

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