A complex goal-oriented
activity distributed in time and space and performed by autonomous intelligent
entities/agents in their society.
Business goals, among
other properties, have to have one integrated attribute with a value
which can be mapped on a measurable well ordered one-dimensional
scale commonly accepted and considered mandatory by a reference human society. In general, business
is every material or abstract activity which produces the above value.
intelligence (behavioral) definition
A cognitive capacity
of the efficient "business-making". Usually it is related to managers and
human organizations but it is also the subject of computational
modeling in Artificial Intelligence research.
intelligence is a
new technology domain, it involves some aspects of the
emotional, rational and organizational intelligence but is marginally
related to such concepts as
ethics/axiology study and not economical values of
the environment, culture and management of large
of the Herbert A. Simon's perspective
Decision Making in Business Organizations , , 1951, Econometrica.
Comparison of Organisation Theories, 1952, RES.
Criticism: A Cognitive Approach , 1995 Stanford Humanities Review.
- Adaptive Business Intelligence:
Z., Schmidt, M.,
Intelligence for Business Intelligence”
Engineering and Business Intelligence, 2002, A.: Gadomski, BIAS Conf.,
- "Business and competitive intelligence is the
product of processed business information. Processed means that it has been
analyzed and interpreted. Intelligence is anchored in past and present data to
anticipate the future, in order to drive and guide decisions in organizations.
The intelligence product relates to the whole informational environment of the
organization: the evolution of markets, activities of the competition, pending
arrival of new technology, new legislation, patent analysis, etc." [http://www.humansource.com/article.php?sid=15]
- Business Intelligence With or Without the E;
Dick Chase, Copyright . 2001 E-Solutions Integrator, Inc.
Recently (2006), in concordance with the second meaning of intelligence (Wikipedia)
and the "marked rules" of the development, the
concept Business Intelligence evolved to the denotation of
an integrated information and data management employed
in business activities.
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