History of Business Intelligence

history of business intelligence

Business intelligence existed before technology. Today it’s understood as a set of analyses that derive value and insight from data. Richard Millar Devens’ 1865 work, Cyclopaedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes contains the first known usage of the term “business intelligence.” He uses it to describe the way that a banker, Sir Henry Furnese, succeeded: […]

The 23 Most Influential Business Intelligence Blogs

25 Must Follow BI Blogs

Business intelligence never stands still. In a rapidly changing landscape, even experts need to work hard to stay abreast of the latest developments and insights. Countless resources exist to shepherd business intelligence users through these fluctuating ideas and frequent innovations. Below is a collection of the best. Many reflect unique perspectives from across the field […]