Big Data, business, upgrade, business intelligence

3 V’s of Big Data

Big Data. What is It? Businesses get almost an overflow of big data every day. It's information gathered through structured and unstructured means. Companies can use the results to make better decisions and plan strategic moves. 3 V's of Big Data Volume - Information comes from many sources. Everything including business transactions to social media [...]

business innovation, innovation

5 Key Steps for Business Innovation

What is Business Innovation? The definition of business innovation pertains to changing processes, or creating more effective products and ideas. In business this means anything from implementing new ideas to improving existing services. This is the driving catalyst for growth and success if done correctly. It really assists adapting and growing in the industry. Innovation [...]

IS, IT, business functions, business information system function, information systems, information technology

Defining IS 4 Primary Functions in Business

You can define business by four primary functions: 1) Marketing and Sales, 2) Production 3) Accounting and Finance and 4) Human Resources (HR). It is all about finding ways of supporting your business operations and management. Marketing and Sales IS Information systems go towards planning, promoting and selling the products or services. They support decision-making [...]

cyber security, Agile security, computer security, security

A New, Agile Approach to Security (via WIRED)

So, your company has fully internalized the message that businesses need more agility. You’ve made the most of cloud-based computing, an agile workforce and have gotten your employees to think like disruptors.  You’re on the road to enabling enterprise Digital Transformation. There’s just one issue: Security. It turns out that hackers have already… Source: WIRED [...]

BI, upgrading, upgrade, buiness intelligence, business

9 BI Software Upgrade Mistakes

Types of BI Business Intelligence (BI) is extremely popular and is a top focus. There is the traditional software, cloud services, mobile apps and social media. What type do you need for your business that will help and not hinder progress? Choosing the wrong software to fix your business problem(s) or having end users who [...]

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3 Challenges to Business Intelligence and Analytics Adoption

Business Intelligence and Analytics What is the biggest challenge today for upgrading your business? You'll find the answer through using tools enabling business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategies. It seems that businesses are looking to adopt BI and more advanced analytics to achieve bigger gains. Upper management needs to explore more information to gather key [...]

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What is Unit Oriented Architecture?

Definition of UOA UOA is an business method of performing tasks based on the hierarchical composition of different units of software. These units give support to both operational and actions completed in technological systems. UOA creates groups of software fully supporting purpose, function, behavior, and structure of these systems. It helps clarify and strengthen architectures [...]

ERP, strategic planning, business, upgrade, IT, information technology, information systems, competitive advantage

10 ERP Upgrade Mistakes to Avoid

What Is ERP? Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has to be considered part of the plan when upgrading your system. In this information technology (IT) has to be combined with the business process to help bring a competitive advantage to others in the same industry. It is anything from reading an e-mail to updating records of [...]

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8 Competitive Advantages

Strategic Information Systems Strategic information systems (SIS) are used to support and shape business competitive advantages. SIS is defined by its way to be able to change how business is conducted. It is not classified by structure, functionality of areas, or support systems. Anything that is used to change goals or processes of companies add [...]