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  • Service: Advisory, Management Consulting, Financial Management, IT Advisory
  • Industry: Issues & Insights, Articles & Publications
  • Type: KPMG information
  • Date: 7/20/2010

Finance Function Insights (Issue 2): Business Intelligence 

In this issue of Finance Function Insights, we outline key considerations for finance teams looking to move beyond the spreadsheet to true business intelligence.
Dynamic economic and competitor pressures are making it more important than ever—especially for finance professionals—to know and understand the drivers of corporate performance. Business intelligence (BI) has emerged as one of the most promising answers to this need. We focus on a few topics that finance teams should consider early in their BI journey.

Our starting point is that technology is only one component of effective business intelligence. Skilled, motivated finance teams are also needed to get the right information to the right people at the right time, so they can make the right decisions for the organization.