Business Intelligence and Analytics: See Beyond the Tools

May 28 2015

As I was preparing for an upcoming Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) webinar, Unlock New Possibilities from Your Data, I was asked which products and tools would be featured. I was met with some confused looks when I replied that I wasn't focusing on any specific products and tools.

"How can you deliver a webinar on BI&A without focusing on tools? They are critical to any good BI solution."

My (many) experiences at the home improvement store offer a good analogy for my response.

About Michael Porreca

Michael Porreca is director of the Business Intelligence and Analytics practice at Tribridge. In this role, he is responsible for driving the ideation and development of the practice, as well as the design and implementation of solutions. Michael helps customers leverage their data, platforms, people and business knowledge to improve the velocity and quality of decision-making through more timely, accurate and relevant visualizations and analytics. Prior to joining Tribridge, Michael spent 15 years with Dell Services in a similar role, and has been working with organizations in a consultative role for more than 30 years. He holds a B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a Chancellor's Scholar, as well as an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business.

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