Presentation on theme: "MDEP BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (BI) PROJECT KICK-OFF John Gagnon OIT Senior Programmer / Analyst “Introduction”"— Presentation transcript:
MDEP BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (BI) PROJECT KICK-OFF John Gagnon OIT Senior Programmer / Analyst “Introduction”
Who’s excited about attending a three hour BI presentation?
What is Business Intelligence? Business Intelligence transforms raw data into meaningful and useful information in order to increase knowledge and support the decision making process.
“Let My Dataset Change Your Mindset” (TED Talks – June 2009)
What are the attributes of ‘good’ BI? Meaningful & Useful Timely Accurate Consistent Accessible Flexible GOAL: Support the decision making process
Who is using BI Systems? Finance Sales & Marketing Manufacturing Maine Office of the State Controller Maine Department of Health and Human Services Maine Department of Transportation Maine Department of Education
Q: So why does the DEP need BI? A: Because we have questions that will be difficult to answer without BI.
The DEP has a lot of data spread over several systems