Insight

Insight from Agora Consultants

Be presentable to your users

Business Intelligence solutions can loosely be divided into two components: getting the data right (by cleaning it and storing in a Data Mart) and presenting the data to the user (through dashboards and reports). Preparing the data requires lots of time and effort and time to ensure the data is clea... [More]

Being deceived by randomness

An important part of getting value out of a Business Intelligence system is interpreting results correctly. We can often be fooled into attributing cause to random results. Consider the following graph of sales over time. It looks like something caused Sales to drop for three months. Management ... [More]