How Would You Describe BI In One Sentence?

We started a conversation on LinkedIn a couple of weeks ago and there has been a great response so far. We thought we'd share the results with you up until now.



We asked: How Would You Describe BI in One Sentence?



Some of the responses we liked were:



Business Intelligence is a reliable, analytical process that transforms raw data into relevant, accurate and useable strategic knowledge.

Bill Cabiró, Strat-wise.com

Get the right information to the right people at the right time.

Damien Keogh

Business Intelligence – the BI-process helps users make better business decisions through technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing, providing access to and presenting data. [Gartner]

Daniel Rexed

Helps you understand what happened and why, determine needed changes to plans, and communicate new initiatives and goals across the company.

Dan Everett

Business Intelligence is a set of methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data into meaningful and useful information used to enable more effective strategic, tactical, and operational insights and decision-making. [Forrester]

David Foale

What's your definition of BI? Post a comment on this article, or go to the Business Intelligence Professionals group on LinkedIn and join in the conversation over there :)