Medical supply company (MSC) plan on installing business intelligence (BI) software, which will provide monitoring and analysis capabilities. Companies collect a large amount of data which is used to operate the business. To keep track of data, it needs a software program to do this. A combination of the software application that play a fundamental role in the planning for the corporation is business intelligence (Beal, 2010). In this paper, BI installation will be discussed for the MSC.
The implementation of the new systems for the medical supply company requires working with the IT department. The IT department helps the company by providing efficiency in organization operations, well-working atmosphere, and efficient decision-making
Making a decision on how to acquire the BI software can be very difficult. Software acquisition involves two decision whether to custom the development of the software and resources. Using a system analysis approach can help with that. The MSC need to include purchasing, leasing, in-house development and outsourcing development. With System, the report goes in stages. In stage one, its identifying, planning and justifying the information and system requirement
Business intelligence (BI) which is used to handle a massive amount of data and for it to work properly there must be some technical constraints in place. BI has to address security, volume, the length it will be stored and performance targets. BI has various components that are on-line analytical processing (OLAP), advanced analytics, real-time BI, data warehousing and data source (Ranjan, 2005-2009).
Decision for acquiring the BI software
When considering BI, there are five factors platform, applications, data management, globalization, and scalability. For the MSC projects, data management (DM) is what will be the best option for setting up the MSC project. Data...