Encyclopedia of Big Data

Living Edition
| Editors: Laurie A. Schintler, Connie L. McNeely

Business Intelligence Analytics

  • Feras A. BatarsehEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32001-4_253-1



Business Intelligence Analytics is a wide set of solutions that could directly and indirectly influence the decision making process of a business organization. Many vendors build Business Intelligence (BI) platforms that aim to plan, organize, share, and present data at a company, hospital, bank, airport, federal agency, university, or any other type of organization. BI is the business umbrella that has analytics and big data under it.


Nowadays, business organizations need to carefully gauge markets and take key decisions, quicker than ever before. Certain decision can steer the direction of an organization, and halt its progress, while other decisions can improve its place in the market and even increase profits. If BI is broken into categories, three organizational areas would emerge: technological intelligence...

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Further Readings

  1. Batarseh, F., Yang, R., & Deng, L. (2017). A comprehensive model for management and validation of federal big data analytical systems. Published at Springer’s journal of Big Data Analytics.Google Scholar
  2. Evelson, B. (2015). The Forrester wave: Agile business intelligence platforms. A report published by Forrester Research, Inc.Google Scholar
  3. SAS website and reports. (2017). Available at: http://www.sas.com/en_us/home.html.
  4. Tableau website and dashboards. (2017). Available at: http://www.tableau.com/.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ScienceGeorge Mason UniversityFarifaxUSA