Picking out the prickles

Trapped in spreadsheet hell? Afraid of the data engineering necessary to implement business intelligence? BI does not have to be so painful, reports David Reed

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Facts & Figures

  • 32 per cent of mid-market companies use KPIs and track performance against them either regularly or on a continuous basis.
  • 33 per cent have plans and targets that are occasionally reviewed.
  • 29 per cent tend not to plan too far ahead and do not worry if business is ok.
  • 6 per cent muddle along from day-to-day using firefighting.
  • Only 9 per cent have tools in place to pull reports together from multiple data sources.
  • 30 per cent are dependent on manual processes.
    (Source: Quocirca)

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