The Basic Approach

  • Trevor J. Bentley


The problem stated simply is—‘establishing management’s information needs’. This simple statement belies the complexity involved in attempting to find a solution. The problem has been with industry for many years.


Senior Management Management Information System Information Analysis Meaningful Information Business Intelligence 
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