Day: June 29, 2020

6 Key Areas of Business Intelligence in the New Era

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Stephanie Shen

Back in 1958, Han Peter Luhn, a researcher at IBM, initiated the concept of Business Intelligence (BI), using the definition from Webster’s Dictionary: to apprehend the interrelationships of presented facts in such a way as to guide action towards a desired goal. Given its definition, Business Intelligence is indeed a vision. It should not be represented by the tools or technologies designed at some given time. In other words, it should be viewed as a company’s strategic vision for transforming data assets into business insights to make data-driven decisions.

Historically, there were two eras that revolutionized and popularized the concept of Business Intelligence. The first was in the 1980s when relational database was invented and became the mainstream tool for data collection and data storage. Database, along with SQL, enabled businesses to access information more quickly to make business decisions based on current facts

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Home Business Entrepreneur as Entrepreneur: how to be successful




The Home Business Entrepreneur (HBE) does not usually hire employees. He or she prefer to work independently. However, they are often good at interpersonal interaction. Therefore, they understand and consider other people’s feelings, including those they have professional relationship with. The most suitable type of business for the HBE is a home-based business. In this business model, customers are either individual clients or other businesses. As a rule, the HBE likes to stick with established contacts rather than switching them often. To that end, he or she will try to maintain and develop their contacts.



The largest comfortable business magnitude for the Home Business Entrepreneur type: Small





Necessary Steps for Success in Your Business


As an HBE, self-motivation is essential for you. You are likely to doubt your venture’s success, and sometimes you might be intimidated

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