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ElegantJ BI Business Intelligence – Glossary of Terms and Definitions

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This glossary provides terms and definitions for your review. It will help you to understand the language and terminology of the Business Intelligence industry and to better understand the markets, industries and needs served by the Business Intelligence solution vendors and service providers.

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Glossary

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Ad Hoc Report

An ad hoc report is created by sending a request or query, for specific information and the query results show the most current information in the format you specify.

Aggregate

It is a function that performs a computation on a set of values rather than on a single value. For example, finding the average or mean of a list of numbers is an aggregate function. All database management and spreadsheet systems support a set of aggregate functions that can operate on a set of selected records or cells.

Alerts and Notifications

These are automated messages or signals sent via email, pager, and so on that indicate that a predefined event or an error condition has occurred and that some action needs to be taken. Alerts allow users to receive critical business information in the quickest possible time.

Analysis

It is a process of breaking down of informational materials into their component parts, examining (and trying to understand the organisational structure of such information to develop divergent conclusions by identifying motives or causes, making conclusions, and/or finding evidence to support generalizations. The fundamental forms of analysis are: Deduction, Induction, Pattern recognition, and Trend analysis.

Analytic Applications

They are software solutions designed to address a specific data analysis need, for example financial analysis or customer intelligence. These applications are ready to be deployed in order to fulfill data analysis needs of any business.

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