Breaking Down Silos: Business Intelligence for Non-Profit Organizations; -Case study of a voluntary health organization

R. Siddharthan, Sridhar Sriraman, Rajaram Narasimhan


Many non profit organizations are looking towards data integration and BI programs to maximize their revenue. A quick study of these organizations of their existing infrastructure and analysis of business requirements. This paper is based on the study performed on these organizations as well the authors vast experience in businss intelligence implementations.


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