Introducing: Business Engineering, the evolution of Business IntelligencePosted: September 11, 2009
Intelligence is a characteristic of thinking, but it is also a thing to be acquired. This substance is different than information. Intelligence is information that has been discovered, processed, and presented in a way that encourages its other definition: disciplined, insightful thinking.
Engineering is the deliberate, analytical, scientific application of intelligence to the design or modification of a system.
Business Engineering requires superior Business Intelligence
Most data floated as Business Intelligence is more accurately labeled business information. It becomes the substance Business Intelligence when superior tools expose patterns and trends that are actionable.
Business Engineering is the practice of managing decisions based on critical analysis of intelligence about internal and external factors influencing the business.
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