For this week’s assignment, review the Hocevar and Jaklic (2010) article, “Assessing Benefits of Business Intelligence Systems – A Case Study,” and discuss the need for business intelligence and analytics in support of managerial decision making. Examine some of the foundations and key issues of managerial decision making, including how companies can determine the success of their business intelligence and decision support systems.
Write a 4–5 page paper that summarizes your conclusions. Include the following in your paper:
Analyze the major components and framework of business intelligence and decision support systems.
Explain the potential benefits of business intelligence and decision support systems.
Examine some of the foundations and key issues of managerial decision making.
Evaluate how companies can measure the success of their business intelligence and decision support systems and the challenges of these measurements.
Based on the case study, briefly describe the evaluation of on-line analytical process (OLAP) benefits discussed by Hocevar and Jaklic (2010).
As you complete your assignment, be sure your paper meets the following guidelines:
Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Scholarship: Use at least 5 professionally reputable sources to support your main points and analysis. Be sure to include scholarly sources. Course readings may be included among the 5 required sources.
APA formatting: All resources and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
Length: 4–5 typed, double-spaced pages.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems Scoring Guide.
Assessing Benefits of Business Intelligence Systems – A Case Study.
Introduction to the Writing Center.
APA Style and Format.