Strategic Business Unit Performance Analytic solutions

Every commercial organization must satisfy foundation business requirements, and while every industry is different and every organization is unique, these foundation business requirements have a lot in common. The BI Team has worked identify the standard attributes of Analytics Programs in these Strategic Business Units (SBU) that address the foundation business requirements.

Finance

Financial reporting for the Finance Department is fairly straightforward…because it’s largely regulated. Industry leaders are integrating financial information with operations and workforce information, and deploying scorecards to every business unit as performance feedback. Financial Analysts evolve into Financial Consultants serving business unit managers, working with upper management to ensure there is a good understanding of financial metrics throughout their organizations. Finance is a key contributor. More…

Sales

Sales Reporting is reasonably standardized, e.g., near real-time dashboards presenting sales units and dollars by product by territory and market segment, but Sales Analytics gets interesting. Sales Management with industry leading organizations have evolved into active sales coaches/mentors, working with their Sales Reps to explore and identify opportunities to best serve customers, and helping them realize that “it’s all about the numbers.” More…

Marketing

Marketing Analytics is a key function in high performing organizations. Segmenting markets and customers and analyzing how to market products and services appropriately to each segment, as well as providing recommendations for new products and services to optimize the net income potential for each segment…is the challenge. Analyzing internal and external product, market and industry information is becoming the standard, but it’s an expensive, labor intensive process for all but the more analytically advanced organizations. More…

HR

When Business Intelligence, Inc. was founded in 1990, our first Analytic Solution was Resource Intelligence, a suite of reporting and analytics solutions that addressed questions about workforce quality, productivity and cost. We were a little ahead of the market, since “EIS” technologies were was just being introduced and Finance and Sales were the top priorities. The Solution is still viable, however, and has been rebranded as Resource Analytics and augmented with Finance, Product, Geographic and other dimensional data to provide the full context needed for understanding and productively managing workforce dynamics. More…