Business Intelligence Requirements Gathering: Ask the Right Questions!

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Business Intelligence Requirements Gathering: Ask the Right Questions!

We have discussed these things before: business intelligence requirements gathering, maintenance management, and even business intelligence for maintenance management. The following example dialog is intended as an easy way to understand how asking the right questions can lead to getting the right answers for your business when it comes to business intelligence requirements gathering. This is

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Poor Asset Maintenance Represents Real Risk

Good article from Mike Schmidt over at Manufacturing Business Technology about how a lack of proactive, intelligent asset management is a true risk to the organization: If you’re not managing assets properly, you don’t know what the cost of those assets are and (what the cost is) to repair those assets,” he says. “That creates a

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Anatomy of a Help Desk Call: A Parable of Maintenance Management

I recently overheard a conversation at a higher education institution that went something like this: Facilities Mgr.: Good morning, how can I help you? Caller: I need a new bulb for this projector. FM: Sir, what projector? Caller: The projector in my classroom. FM: Okay, where is your classroom? Caller: I’m in the Johnson Building. 

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The Importance of True Collaboration Between Executives and IT

I came across this article over at CFO.com and couldn’t agree with it more. It illustrates the importance of collaboration between business stakeholders and IT to any successful technology project — a topic we’ve all heard a dozen times. What’s the big deal? We all do things with the best of intentions; nobody ever begins

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SCREENCAST: Using PeopleTools to Improve Business Intelligence, Pt. 2

In our previous video blog, we demonstrated the concepts of how to use PeopleTools 8.5 for improved business intelligence. We showed how to apply navigation collection, embeddable pagelets, XML publisher and related content to your business practices.  In this follow up screencast, we demo how to actually use PeopleTools to create an embeddable pagelet and

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