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Business Intelligence Tool


A business intelligence tool (BI tool) is computer software that performs any variety of business intelligence tasks: typically collecting, analyzing or providing access to data.

Many business intelligence tools are designed for a specific industry, though the most sophisticated tools can be applied easily in any industry.

The following are some of the most common types of business intelligence tools:
Digital dashboards
Reporting and querying software
OLAP: online analytical processing
Data mining software
Text mining software
Data warehousing software
Decision engineering software
Process mining software
Business performance management software
Local information systems

Sources :

http://www.domo.com/learn http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_intelligence http://searchdatamanagement.techtarget.com/definition/business-intelligence

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