Business Intelligence Tools

Software that enables business users to see and use large amounts of complex data. The following three types of tools are referred to as Business Intelligence Tools:

  1. Multidimensional Analysis Software – Software that gives the user the opportunity to look at the data from a variety of different dimensions (also known as OLAP or Online Analytical Processing).
  2. Query Tools – Software that allows the user to ask questions about patterns or details in the data.
  3. Data Mining Tools – Software that automatically searches for significant patterns or correlations in data.
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