Integrating BI Tools in an Enterprise Portal for a better Enterprise Management
Gianina Mihai ()
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Gianina Mihai: "Dunarea de Jos" University, Galati, Romania
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Database Systems Journal, 2014, vol. 5, issue 2, pages 3-12
Access to information has always been a stringent necessity for any organization. This necessity has become more stringent in the actual economic context, as decisions must be taken in the shortest time. That is why, since the early sixties, Decision Support Systems emerged. They have evolved together with the client-server technology, during the eighties, towards today's Executive Support Systems. Nowadays, these systems tend to be replaced by Dashboards and Balanced Scorecards as individual BI tools or as integrated tools, which are part of more complex BI solutions, which fulfill the more and more sophisticated and growing information requirements from decision factors. In this paper, we shall present a partial integration solution of the BI tools in an enterprise portal created using Microsoft SharePoint Server technologies. Initially, the enterprise portal which we'll present in this paper was meant to be more a general solution for the informational integration of an organization and less than a portal with strong BI features. But, as we shall demonstrate by the means of this paper, the portal prototype, as it is now, can be rapidly expanded to an enterprise portal with full BI features.
Keywords: Business Intelligence; Enterprise portal; Dashboard; KPI; Integrated reporting (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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