The History of Business Intelligence

This 10 minute movie takes you through the establishment of business intelligence: its early beginnings, the invention of data warehouses, the establishment of the first data management companies in the 1970s. Light-hearted and sprinkled with the occasional amusing anecdote, this video does a good job of keeping your attention from start to finish.

Most basic definitions are covered during the course of the video - What is data / a decision / information / intelligence.. coupled with easy-to-understand explanations.

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