Un excelente artículo en DMReview acerca de EPM (Administración del desempeño corporativo) por David Abdo (nuestro CEO quién por cierto el día de hoy estuvo de visita en Madrid durante el “8º Forum Business Intelligence” 2008) y Walt Kenzie (U.S. southeast manager of Bitam)
The terminology in the business intelligence (BI) space can be quite confusing. There’s business performance management (BPM), business activity monitoring (BAM), enterprise performance management (EPM) and more. What do each of these solutions offer? Which one will solve my business needs? Why choose one over the other?
BI refers to technologies, applications and practices for the collection, integration, analysis and presentation of business information and also sometimes to the information itself. The purpose of BI is to support better business decision-making.
BI systems provide historical, current and predictive views of business operations, most often using data that has been gathered into a data warehouse or a data mart and, at times, from operational data. In today’s highly competitive business environment, corporations are generating enormous amounts of data to meet compliance standards, from automation, and from technology solutions such as customer resource management (CRM). BI systems sort through this data, extract useful information and turn it into actionable knowledge.
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