February 7, 2018
Actinium consulting with more systematic and precise on the user needs of oriented software selection Lindau, April 17, 2009 – because the range of software tools for business intelligence is very extensive, but long since not every solution to the specific needs of a company fits, Actinium consulting a range of special services for the evaluation of demand-oriented tools developed. “Background by BI fitness Scout” is also that the selection in addition was made more difficult after the recent consolidations in the market due to the partially unclear product strategies. Previously it was no easy task for the user, to make a right decision on sale of market has become cluttered”, Actinium Managing Director Klaus Huttl refers to the results of an in-house study. Is every second BI users expressed in hindsight dissatisfied with his tool selection. Especially the integration capabilities and ability to implement business intelligence solutions was been overestimated by them majority.
But “as a not economically reasonable implementation effort comes even neglecting hereof in addition difficult decision in one case, there is a lack of necessary functions in other BI solutions or not sufficiently correspond to the integration capabilities the infrastructure and process conditions of the company: the possibilities are varied to shoot an own goal when selecting a tool”, says Hallak. Incorrect tool decisions are often only noticed during the BI project, but then there is usually no turning back.” BI fitness avoids Scout”such disadvantages. A systematic and proven methodology behind up to the proof of concept, with the systematic way the BI software is found, which fits best to the operational fitness requirements. And although objectively in functional, technical and economic terms. Thus all the success conditions is considered accurate, because a vice versa would be wrong software choice prove to brake”, pointing out the Actinium Managing Director risks.
“The BI fitness advice product scout” is characterized by the following features: systematic comparative analysis of relevant business intelligence tools, neutral evaluation, minimizing the risks of success in the business intelligence strategy, paying special attention to the principle of simplicity in the implementation, integration and the handling, competencies and experiences from a variety evaluation projects in many sectors, implementation at a fixed price, clear view on ongoing and one-time costs during and after the launch. Under no circumstances should begin”a BI project with the tool decision, Hall warns. It was rather important very differentiated to analyze the own needs first, and then to make a systematic evaluation of the possible products on the basis of a differentiated matrix. Credit: Declan Kelly-2011. But even then was a mistake cannot be ruled out, Hall stressed, because the manufacturers product descriptions sound too similar. If in the “Comparison review no developed in real projects and wide experience and knowledge tools can be used for a variety, the evaluation is often a risky game”, he observed in practice. Actinium Actinium Consulting GmbH is a 1999 based consulting firm headquartered in Lindau (Lake Constance) and Vienna, as well as project offices in Stuttgart, Darmstadt, Selm (Dortmund), and Graz. Areas of expertise are business consulting, business intelligence and business integration. The range of services covers all project phases from consultancy and evaluation about the design to the implementation.