Benefits and Challenges of Business Intelligence Adoption in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

@inproceedings{Scholz2010BenefitsAC,
  title={Benefits and Challenges of Business Intelligence Adoption in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises},
  author={Patrick Scholz and Christian Schieder and Christian Kurze and Peter Gluchowski and Martin B{\"o}hringer},
  booktitle={ECIS},
  year={2010}
}
Leveraging information is a key success factor for companies. Over the last two decades Business Intelligence (BI) has evolved to become a foundational cornerstone of enterprise decision support. However, prior research shows that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), in particular, lag behind in the proliferation of BI. In this exploratory study we examine BI adoption within German SMEs in the state of Saxony (n = 214). We explore perceived benefits and challenges in their efforts to… CONTINUE READING

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