Business Intelligence is a broad category of applications and technologies for gathering, providing access to, and analyzing data for the purpose of helping enterprise users make better business decisions. The term implies having a comprehensive knowledge of all of the factors that affect your business. It is imperative that you have an in depth knowledge about factors such as your customers, competitors, business partners, economic environment, and internal operations to make effective and good quality business decisions. Business intelligence enables you to make these kinds of decisions.
IBM Operational Decision Manager Advanced applies insights and analytics to operational decisions by bringing together data from different sources and looking at historical trends and patterns to determine the next best action. With IBM Operational Decision Manager Advanced, you gain scope, scale, speed, and simplicity. You can now capture events, build context, and apply it to operational decisions in real-time. This helps detect situations as they occur – presenting risks or opportunities – to enable action.
Read this whitepaper published by Heavy Reading and sponsored by IBM to look at why network service quality matters to customer loyalty and CSP attitudes to improve it and discover how CSPs can correlate customer loyalty indicators like Net Promoter Scores with network and service quality metrics to help drive better business and operational performance
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the Juniper SRX5400 with a focus on the performance and scalability benefits of the next-generation I/O card (IOC-II) with the new Express Path capability.
Business and IT leaders are looking to virtualization and cloud computing to deliver unprecedented agility for supporting a wide range of objectives, including cost management, increased mobility, higher application availability, and greater responsiveness to customer-related opportunities.
Many organizations that have realized the benefits of server virtualization are ready to move to network virtualization. By combining hardware and software resources and functionality into a single, software-based administrative entity, these organizations can reap the benefits of greater data center agility
In this ebook, we define each of those five principles, and show you what an engagement marketing strategy truly looks like. To learn how you can use engagement marketing techniques in your own marketing, download our ebook: The 5 Principles of Engagement Marketing.