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Strategic Intelligence: Business Intelligence in Competitive Strategy

  Article published in DM Direct Newsletter
August 2, 2002 Issue
 
  By Mehmet T. Oguz

Lost Boy: "Injuns! Let's go get 'em!"
John Darling: "Hold on a minute. First we must have a strategy."
Lost Boy: "Uhh? What's a strategy?"
John Darling: "It's er...It's a plan of attack."

Walt Disney's Peter Pan

It is clear that the fundamental goal of the firm is to earn a return on investment on its capital that exceeds the cost of its capital. There are two basic ways a firm can accomplish this core goal:

  1. Exist in an industry where the economic conditions are favorable, where the rate of return is above the competitive level.
  2. Defeat the competition and earn a return greater than the industry average.

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Business Intelligence and Strategic Intelligence.

Mehmet Oguz is principal consultant at DSC Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in business intelligence strategy, data warehousing and business analytics. Focusing on decision support and BI, Oguz led data warehousing and analytics implementations at several Fortune 500 organizations. He can be reached at mtoguz@dsc-solve.com.

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