Magazine Article | February 17, 2016

Getting The Best From BI

By Matt Pillar, senior executive editor, Innovative Retail Technologies

March 2016 Innovative Retail Technologies

Modern business intelligence apps are extending a glut of data from server rooms to the sales floor. How should merchants manage the mega data that’s now at their fingertips?

Business owners, C-suite executives, and line-of-business and store managers have all fallen in love with their dashboards, which have become part-and-parcel of just about every retail software application on the market. Retail pros have so much access to data that it’s easy to get caught up in “analysis paralysis.” We sat down with execs from two BI- and analytics-intensive retail software providers to gain insight into best practices for BI in retail.