Hyper: Changing the way you think about, plan, and execute business intelligence for real results, real fast!

Written by Gregory P. Steffine
Category: · Business & Money

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Today, an organization’s survival ultimately rests on how well (and fast!) it creates value. That’s why decision-makers consistently rate business intelligence as one of their top investment priorities. They depend on information to help them compete in a world where disruption is a constant and speed an obsession. But recognizing the need for BI is one thing. Effectively using it to create value is an entirely different matter.

Hyper is the essential quick-read guide for busy business and IT professionals struggling to make BI work. Packed with pragmatic advice, proven methods, and real-world tools, this book provides straight talk on how to finally deliver BI in a hyper-responsive, hyper-agile, and hyper-flexible way. Inside you will discover:

• Ways to overcome the 4 primary challenges associated with BI planning and execution
• Methods to create, validate, and communicate requirements that accelerate decision-making
• How to deliver quick wins that drive end-user adoption and long-lasting solutions

Plus, you’ll find practical tips from years of hands-on field work. Hyper will change the way you think about, plan, and execute BI. For real results, real fast!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
“The Age Of The Customer Demands A New Approach To BI Planning and Execution” by Boris Evelson, Vice President and Principal Analyst | Forrester Research, Inc.

Section 1 – Understanding BI
– Chapter 1 – Value Creation
– Chapter 2 – The BI Value Chain
– Chapter 3 – Value Enablers
– Chapter 4 – The Problem with BI

Section 2 – The Imperatives for Success
– Chapter 5 – Addressing the Problem with BI
– Chapter 6 – Unify
– Chapter 7 – Simplify
– Chapter 8 – Amplify
– Chapter 9 – Qualify
– Chapter 10 – The Importance of Collaboration

Section 3 – Methods to Accelerate Planning
– Chapter 11 – Building Requirements for Quick Wins and Beyond
– Chapter 12 – Painting the Big Picture
– Chapter 13 – Prioritizing Mission-Critical Information Needs
– Chapter 14 – Building the Information Universe
– Chapter 15 – Validating the Information Model
– Chapter 16 – Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
– Chapter 17 – Mapping the Data
– Chapter 18 – Creating the Execution Plan
– Chapter 19 – Documenting Your Findings

Section 4 – Ways to Accelerate Execution
– Chapter 20 – Be Quick and Nimble
– Chapter 21 – Socialize, Market and Sell
– Chapter 22 – Monitor, Evaluate and Evolve
– Chapter 23 – Bringing It All Together

Section 5 – Beyond Planning and Execution
– Chapter 24 – Effective Group Facilitation
– Chapter 25 – Thoughts On Information Delivery
– Chapter 26 – Another Perspective on Big Data
– Chapter 27 – Working With Consultants
– Chapter 28 – Characteristics of a Hyper Mindset
– Chapter 29 – A Final Word

Recommended Resources
– Websites
– Research Community
– Professional Services Organizations
– Specialists

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