Business Intelligence for Nonprofits—Four Easy Steps
Nonprofits collect mountains of data about donors and members and no doubt many metrics and reports are monitored regularly. But data and reports are not the same thing as Business Intelligence (BI). In simple terms, true BI refers to gathering all the organization’s data and analyzing that data to learn from it. This post will try to simplify the daunting task of gaining business intelligence with your organization’s data by breaking it down into four "easy" steps.
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