Integrating business intelligence services to insurance policy management system
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Business intelligence-palveluiden integrointi vakuutuksen hallintajärjestelmiin
Business Intelligence (BI) is a way for companies to get information out of a big data mass. With the help of BI right decisions can be made; more effectively, more reliably and faster. Still a few years ago BI tools were used mostly by biggest companies that had resources and desire to invest for their business. Nowadays there are a variety of BI tools also for small and middle sized companies. This thesis outlines the study that was made of BI tools in the market. Methods of study are presented first, then accomplishment of study is described and BI tools chosen for the study are introduced. Finally the results of study are unveiled. The purpose of this study was to find best possible BI tool for Profit Software. BI tool had to include features that make it possible to integrate reports to Profit Software’s current applications. Highest ranked BI tool from evaluation phase is introduced and conclusions about how to proceed with the BI tool issue are presented. In addition to evaluation of BI tools a demo application was developed. The demo application included integrations of reports from the BI tool that won the evaluation. Integration of reports was also tested with the Profit Software’s current applications. Prior applications are introduced with pictures and code samples.