The Challenge of BI for Small and Medium-sized Businesses: Resources, Organization, and Gaining a Strategic Edge

Business Intelligence (BI) is still a synonym for expensive and complex solutions that require skilled IT workers. The market is ruled by front-end vendors and BI service providers that focus on the enterprise segment, not on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and their unique functional and organizational needs.

SMBs desperately need better insight into their businesses and most would benefit from an affordable, easy to use BI solution that does not require ongoing IT resources. Microsoft's definition of small and mid-size segment, and the one we will work with in the three scenarios that will follow, is:

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About Mladen Gvozdenović

Mladen Gvozdenović is founder and CEO of BI4Dynamics, a Microsoft Dynamics VAR and ISV. He has twenty years' experience in every aspect of IT business, and also as a NAV Consultant and Project Leader.

BI4Dynamics is a standardized business intelligence solution for NAV and AX, adding tremendous business value to Microsoft Dynamics users and partners.

BI4Dynamics is a member of the President`s Club for Microsoft Dynamics 2010 & 2011, a Microsoft Gold partner and aMicrosoft Small Business Specialist.

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