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Data is driving decision-making at all levels because data continues to grow in size and significance. Logging, storing, and evaluating data has become a big part of the business culture today. In order to produce rich, helpful financial reports for an analysis of a company’s opportunities and challenges, you will have to routinely store, access, and manage your data. Because of this reality, you might feel overwhelmed your technology options for storing your data. You have a few options, but they vary in functionality, and one might be better for your company than another, depending on what analysis goals you are trying to achieve. This article will explore data warehouse and OLAP cube based reporting.
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Data, data, data. These days, companies are swimming in it. Transactional and operational information is a required aspect of conducting business these days – for many reasons, but perhaps, especially when it comes to making important decisions about the future of the company. Business Intelligence (BI) involves analysis of enterprise data for understanding of trends and trajectories, successes and failures, as well as related planning or forecasting for the fiscal year.
Whether a company is using an OLAP cube or some sort of data warehouse, important company facts and figures, such as transactions, personnel information, and inventory, are used in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and BI tools like financial report writers, budgeting solutions, and dashboards. When selecting which BI tool to use, an important question arises pretty early in the selection process: is it more advantageous to integrate live to and from ERP systems like Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, Acumatica, or SAP Business One, or to integrate to a BI data storage option?