I’ve never been a fan of buzzwords or language that isn’t clear, intuitive or easily understood. It seems like every industry has its own vocabulary. Fine for the insiders, but it’s limiting when trying to communicate with a broader group.
Business intelligence is no different. As BI starts to spill out of the realm of IT and data professionals, our team thought it might be useful to provide business users with this BI 101 cheat sheet. The following infographic provides a snapshot of where BI is today and some of the common terminology associated with data-driven businesses.
While it’s no secret that BI can provide a leg up on productivity and results, the lingo of BI shouldn’t get in the way.