File-Makers.com Publishes White Paper, 10 Advantages of a Business Intelligence Database

July 19, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Pleasanton, California —- File-Makers.com, a custom database development service located in the San Francisco Bay Area, has published a white paper detailing the three types of "business intelligence" databases and 10 advantages of using them.

Business Intelligence implies having a comprehensive knowledge of important business factors and describes the gathering, organizing and analyzing business data in order to make better business decisions. Until recently, detailed business intelligence was available only to companies with very large budget. Now, even small companies can fully understand all aspects of their business. An in-depth knowledge of business factors including customers, competitors, business partners, economic environment, and internal operations leads to better quality business decisions and a more efficient operation.

"Business intelligence (BI) software is one of the most strategic investments that a business can make. Using data mining, reporting and querying, BI helps businesses understand, monitor, manage and respond to specified metrics. This type of software empowers decision-makers and staff to connect the dots around key business numbers in a way previously unimaginable." Lena West, Business Intelligence: The Crystal Ball of Champions, April 12, 2006.

The paper describes the three basic types of "business intelligence" databases and where they are appropriately used. The difference is important because one type is relatively new, very cost effective, and is slowly displacing the former two types.

"The publication of this paper describes a new way that small to medium-sized companies can understand and operate their businesses. Since the vast majority of American businesses fall into this category, it makes sense that the management tools once reserved for very large companies have now reached a price point that allow smaller companies to run as efficiently and compete with larger companies." explained Forrest Sass, President of File-Makers.

The white paper also describes 10 advantages of a business intelligence relational database, which holds significant advantages over commonly available off-the-shelf or online databases. The white paper is available at www.file-makers.com/resources.htm




About Us: File-Makers is a full-service custom database development group specializing in FileMaker application development. The company also upgrades older databases to the much more capable current FileMaker version 8. Editorial contact is Theorem, www.theoremservices.com, 925-462-5280.


Contact Info: Editors link directly to the File-Makers website for more information:
www.file-makers.com

FileMaker is a trade name of FileMaker, Inc., a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. File-Makers is not affiliated with FileMaker, Inc.



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Contact: Forrest Sass

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