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Business intelligence

Business intelligence is the process of gathering information in the field of business.

The term was first used by the Gartner Group and describes the process of turning data to information to knowledge.

Business intelligence is carried out to gain competitive advantages[?].

There is a grey area between what is called business intelligence and industrial espionage.

Tools for Business Intelligence

People doing business intelligence have developed tools that ease the work, especially when the intelligence task involves gathering and analyzing large amounts of data. These are some tools commonly used for business intelligence:

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