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Information Networks and Business Intelligence: Decision Locus and Political Hotbed

Is a good definition of business intelligence: correct, secure info delivered to the right people at the right time in the right place for effective decision making purpose? Agree? Disagree? Why?

Or, you might consider politics in the context of this module topic. What politics? Cite an example(s).

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Business Intelligence -- a good definition? How about -- correct, secure info delivered to the right people at the right time in the right place for effective decision making purpose? Agree? Disagree? Why? Comments.

I agree with part of the definition as stated. More accurately, I would define business intelligence as follows:

Information that has been gathered and is then sent to the appropriate departments and people for further processing, including extensive analysis activities. The information can then be used after analysis for decision-making purposes.

* One of the main reasons I don't agree with the definition as stated is because it uses the word secure. Business ...

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This solution provides a good definition of business intelligence. Business intelligence and its relation to politics is also discussed in detail.

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