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Creating a Competitive Environment: Factors Affecting the Successful Usage of Business Intelligence

Hagsten-Nielsen, Johan and Strand, Henrik LU (2016) SYSK02 20161
Department of Informatics
Abstract
Business Intelligence (BI) is becoming increasingly prioritized within current
organisations. Previous research on factors affecting BI have been made within the context of implementation and with a focus on factors considered critical – that is – essential for BI to succeed at all. The authors of this thesis have gathered success factors in the context of BI usage, while not limiting the findings to factors to be considered critical; rather, any factor found considered to have an effect on BI success has been used. Through a qualitative study with interviews including six informants from three respective companies, questions were asked in a way to find out how the industry considers factors to affect BI initiatives. The findings were... (More)
Business Intelligence (BI) is becoming increasingly prioritized within current
organisations. Previous research on factors affecting BI have been made within the context of implementation and with a focus on factors considered critical – that is – essential for BI to succeed at all. The authors of this thesis have gathered success factors in the context of BI usage, while not limiting the findings to factors to be considered critical; rather, any factor found considered to have an effect on BI success has been used. Through a qualitative study with interviews including six informants from three respective companies, questions were asked in a way to find out how the industry considers factors to affect BI initiatives. The findings were that all factors presented had an effect to some extent, and suggestions for additional factors and contextual issues to be considered is presented. (Less)
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author
Hagsten-Nielsen, Johan and Strand, Henrik LU
supervisor
organization
course
SYSK02 20161
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
business intelligence, success factors, usage, data
report number
INF16-032
language
English
id
8881834
date added to LUP
2016-06-23 10:01:11
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2016-06-23 10:01:11
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  abstract     = {Business Intelligence (BI) is becoming increasingly prioritized within current
organisations. Previous research on factors affecting BI have been made within the context of implementation and with a focus on factors considered critical – that is – essential for BI to succeed at all. The authors of this thesis have gathered success factors in the context of BI usage, while not limiting the findings to factors to be considered critical; rather, any factor found considered to have an effect on BI success has been used. Through a qualitative study with interviews including six informants from three respective companies, questions were asked in a way to find out how the industry considers factors to affect BI initiatives. The findings were that all factors presented had an effect to some extent, and suggestions for additional factors and contextual issues to be considered is presented.},
  author       = {Hagsten-Nielsen, Johan and Strand, Henrik},
  keyword      = {business intelligence,success factors,usage,data},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Creating a Competitive Environment: Factors Affecting the Successful Usage of Business Intelligence},
  year         = {2016},
}