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Mohan Lavi
Mohan  Lavi

Mohan Lavi

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Definition of BI
Business intelligence (BI) is a set of theories, methodologies, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data into meaningful and useful information for business purposes. BI can handle enormous amounts of unstructured data to help identify, develop and otherwise create new opportunities. BI, in simple words, makes interpreting voluminous data friendly. Making use of new opportunities and implementing an effective strategy can provide a competitive market advantage and long-term stability
Concept of BI
Business Intelligence helps to manage data by applying different skills, technologies, security and quality risks. This also helps in achieving a better understanding of data. Business intelligence can be considered as the collective information. It helps in making predictions of business operations using gathered data in a warehouse. Business intelligence application helps to tackle sales, financial, production etc business data. It helps in a better decision making and can be also considered as a decision support system. Business Intelligence is all about processes, skills, technologies, practices and applications used for supporting decision making.

Business Intelligence applications could perform

- Centrally initiated by the business needs
- It includes decision support system, query reporting, OLAP, data mining, forecasting
Important Decisions
Choosing a change of jobs at the right moment
After few years
As the CEO of a growing company that would add value to the Indian and global economy
Comparison of current work from previous one
At present, I am attempting to give more attention to detail which I could not do previously. Attention to detail is a very critical component of any career and it is critical to develop this quality early on
Tools of BI
Spreadsheets
Reporting and querying software: tools that extract, sort, summarize, and present selected data
OLAP: Online analytical processing
Digital dashboards
Data mining
Data warehousing
Decision engineering
Process mining
Business performance management
Local information systems
Role of BI
BI plays a very critical role in an organisation and is its future.
New trend
it is tough to point out one but I am looking at Big Data as a huge trend
Describe your struggle of achieving success
Hard work and loving ones work
Different from others
Its diversity
Your Role
the leader
Personal Information
I am a Chartered Accountant with over 24 years of post-qualification experience across a variety of industries. Till recently, was a Director-Finance in a multinational software company based out of Bangalore. I have authored books on Service Tax, Minimum Alternate Tax, Sarbanes Oxley Act, IFRS and US GAAP. A regular contributor of articles to the Hindu Business Line. I am a regular speaker in India and abroad on IFRS and Accounting Standards.
Decision taken
writing books and articles to keep up to date
Recommending Specialization
Its too early for me to point out one at this stage
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