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Linking Business Intelligence into Your Business
November/December 2008 (vol. 10 no. 6)
pp. 28-34
Stijn Viaene, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
IT departments are under pressure to serve their enterprises by professionalizing their business intelligence (BI) operation. Companies can only be effective when their systematic and structured approach to BI is linked into the business itself.

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Index Terms:
Computing and information systems management, business intelligence, IT as a profession, IT professional
Citation:
Stijn Viaene, "Linking Business Intelligence into Your Business," IT Professional, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 28-34, Nov.-Dec. 2008, doi:10.1109/MITP.2008.128
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