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ALSO CALLED: Business Performance Metrics, Sales Metrics
DEFINITION: A business metric is any type of measurement used to gauge some quantifiable component of a company's performance, such as return on investment (ROI), employee and customer churn rates, revenues, EBITDA, and so on. Business metrics are part of the broad area of business intelligence, which comprises a wide variety of applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing, and providing access  … 
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Business Metrics Reports
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How Workflow Intelligence Helps Align Radiologists and the Enterprise
sponsored by McKesson Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the advantages of taking a proactive approach to leveraging data can reveal fast, effective pathways to improving quality. Read on to find out how to stop being reactive with your workflow improvements, and how focusing on quality can help mitigate risk.
Posted: 16 Nov 2015 | Published: 16 Nov 2015

McKesson Corporation

6 Components of a Healthcare Analytics Plan
sponsored by Dimensional Insight, Inc.
EBOOK: This expert whitepaper dives into 6 components of a healthcare analytics plan, a blueprint to clarify what should be focused on to drive success. Access now for an in-depth look into a variety of topics.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2015

Healthcare Analytics Survey Brief
sponsored by Dimensional Insight, Inc.
EBOOK: Clinical analytics is making inroads inrevenue cycle management, but its use isstill driven mainly by population healthand government compliance. This eguidewill discuss the recent healthcare analytics survey resultsconducted by & College of Healthcare InformationManagement Executives (CHIME).
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

Reinventing Self-Service for Wide-Scale Adoption of Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the essential questions when it comes to implementing self-service analytics. Access now to see what role big data plays, how to cater to the needs of different users, and if your data is self-service ready.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2015

Information Builders

Top Ten Best Practices in Embeded Analytics
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
RESOURCE: Access this resource for the top 10 reasons why embedded analytics will bolster your existing business applications, and see real ways your operations can benefit from such insights.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 21 Oct 2015


The Practitioner’s Guide to Data Profiling
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how you can clarify specific analysis process and techniques that use data profiling technology to establish a well-defined scope with specific, achievable goals for your organization.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015


Survey Results: B2B Integration and Collaboration Survey
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Aberdeen Group report examines user feedback from a B2B integration and collaboration survey. Learn how companies are rising to the B2B challenge through adoption of collaboration initiatives, the prioritized strategic actions they are taking, and the tools they are leveraging to meet demand.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014


High-End In-Memory Data Platform Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see survey results from enterprise executives regarding business intelligence and analytics strategies. Find out what SAP platforms require to be successful.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

A Guide for CIOs: Make Your Mark with Business Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Review this informative white paper to discover the importance of implementing a formal transformation program. Gain insight into 2 business transformation success stories, 9 reasons why you should work with an experienced transformation partner, a simple 5-phase business transformation program, and much more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Enhancing Decision-Making, Cost-Efficiency, and Profitability With Predictive Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Business and IT leaders are under pressure to make more intelligent decision and more accurate estimates – making effective predictive analytics a top priority in today's business world. Read this paper to learn about a next-generation unified decision-support environment that can simplify the analysis of past, present, and future data.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Information Builders

Multi-Faceted Predictive Analytics for Your Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to enable your organization to use predictive outcomes and business results to improve your operations and business processes.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014


Analytics for the Mid-Market: Why You Can't Survive and Thrive Without BI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how mid-sized companies are harnessing the power of business analytics to exploit more data, equip more business users with decisions support, and ultimately deliver substantial performance improvements.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014


5 Qualities of an Effective Self-Service Business Intelligence Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's important for enterprises to select a self-service business intelligence option that paints a full picture of the business's past, present, and future in order to enable quick and confident decision-making.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Feb 2015


Why Business Analysis is Essential for Agile success
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: There are many myths surrounding the role of business analysis when it comes to Agile projects. Is it really necessary for Agile success? In this comprehensive webcast, you'll hear from business analysis expert Mary Gorman from EBG Consulting, as she covers the myths and actualities of business analysis for Agile projects.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012


Creating an effective ‘big data’ analytics program
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: You know you need a real-time business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategy, but the proliferation of business data has made real-time intelligence projects too complicated. Read this e-guide to learn the first 5 steps to crafting a big data analytics program and uncover possible challenges you could face and tips on how to avoid them.
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Adding location intelligence to BI applications
sponsored by Esri
EGUIDE: Location intelligence can provide your business with unprecedented insight into customer behavior, market trends, and more -- so why don't more organizations include location features in their overall BI applications? Read on to learn the benefits of integrating location intelligence with BI and get 7 expert steps for getting started.
Posted: 28 Nov 2012 | Published: 28 Nov 2012


How Companies Leverage BizX Software to Drive Excess Shareholder Return
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights the results of a study commissioned to derive what business execution practices are actually driving shareholder value. Read this now and learn why companies that aligned its goals, rated users on the achievement of them and leveraged business execution software to increase their execution achieved elevated stock returns.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012


How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: In late 2010, Skillsoft asked KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning analytics firm, to conduct an independent study to determine the value that SkillSoft training provides to individuals and organizations. Check out this white paper to explore the results of this study and key findings.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011


Business Intelligence Essentials for Asset and Wealth Managers
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Review this essential paper to learn about the role of business intelligence and analytics reporting in the modern enterprise. Find out why streamlined BI reporting is now critical, how better BI transcends to better business decision-making, which data is most valuable to BI, and much more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Advent Software, Inc

Risk Management: Safeguarding Against a World of Threats
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security
EBOOK: Access this expert e-book to discover all the different components that make up a comprehensive risk management policy. Uncover the importance of accurate risk management metrics, why governance, risk, and compliance are a unified framework, 4 components your risk management strategy may be missing, and more.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

HP Enterprise Security

Harness Your IT Data to Gain Valuable, Real-Time Business Insight
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at one way of improving your analytics capabilities and gaining end-to-end visibility into the trends and behaviors of customers, services, and systems.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 04 Apr 2012


Strategic Profitability Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Very few of today's companies have a reliable way to achieve the widest profitability margins consistent with other strategic objectives, largely because no one person or organization is responsible for it. Read this white paper to find out what Ventana Research recommends as part of an effective profitability management strategy.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Alteryx PT
sponsored by Alteryx, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this BeyeNETWORK transcript of a webcast, industry expert and author Cindi Howson details the current state of business intelligence (BI) adoption, the business impact and offers BI best practices from both organizational and technical perspectives.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Alteryx, Inc.

Cost-Effective Business Intelligence as a Service
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the key requirements for successfully building and deploying SaaS-based business intelligence (BI) applications for external users. It also explains which BI platform is ideal for companies seeking to make vital, timely corporate information available outside the firewall.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Information Builders

The Truth About Mobile BI: Five Common Myths Debunked
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Mobile computing is taking over the technology industry, but what about the business intelligence (BI) behind these tools? This paper discusses the myths of mobile BI's complexity as well as why your organization should be using mobile BI to benefit its success.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

Information Builders
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BUSINESS METRICS DEFINITION (continued): … A business metric is any type of measurement used to gauge some quantifiable component of a company's performance, such as return on investment (ROI), employee and customer churn rates, revenues, EBITDA, and so on. Business metrics are part of the broad area of business intelligence, which comprises a wide variety of applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing, and providing access to data to help enterprise users make better business decisions. Systematic approaches, such as the balanced scorecard methodology, can be employed to transform an organization's mission statement and business strategy into specific and quantifiable goals, and to monitor the organization's performance in terms of achieving those goals.

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