Brainyard delivers data-driven insights and expert advice to help businesses discover, interpret and act on emerging opportunities and trends. Working in close collaboration with BI analysts and developers as well as clients, customers, and various internal departments, an engineer is responsible for not only helping to fine-tune BI-based platforms, processes, and tools within an organization but also for the ongoing strategic implementation of such tools, including dashboard tools The role of a business intelligence engineer is incredibly rich, varied, and demanding.
This is very interesting because only a few years ago the industry was unable to deliver what businesses were asking for, but with the business acquisitions of the tools, and bigger companies getting involved, there’s much more capability in the technology space.
Final Users Tools: For obtaining, querying, analyzing and reporting valuable information, final users have special tools that access data warehouses and data marts (even transactional data), and these tools access the data dictionaries for document and inform to users what is the accessed data and which is its meaning.
Once a report is developed it must be run to collect, manipulate and display the requested data, and the results communicated to the people who need to view it. This can be done as a manual process, running the report and then either saving it to a suitably accessible drive, or emailing to the intended recipients.
Implementing an effective business intelligence solution can be difficult because it’s often cross functional, the quality of the data is sometimes unknown and it’s not always all going to be under your control, or it may simply be a case of the KPI’s not being fully understood or clearly enough aligned to the data being used.