Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management

Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management

Business intelligence, knowledge management, and expert systems are powerful tools that allow corporations to analyze huge amounts of data that would typically go ignored in the past.

Using the readings for this module and the Argosy University online library resources, research how companies are using business intelligence, knowledge management, and expert systems.

Respond to the following:

  • Does this increase in data and computing power always benefit companies that employ these tools?
  • What are the costs of this massive expansion of information available to managers and other business users?
  • Does more data always mean better decisions in the corporation?

Give reasons and examples in support of your responses.

Write your initial response in approximately 200 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

By Saturday, August 3, 2013, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Wednesday, August 7, 2013, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses. Consider the following:

  • Provide new thought or an opposing viewpoint to their response.
Assignment 1 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Explained whether the increase in data and computing power always benefits companies that employ the tools of business intelligence, knowledge management, and expert systems.
8
Listed and described the costs of the massive expansion of information available to managers and other business users.
4
Explained whether more data means better decisions in the corporation demonstrating analysis and research.
8
Actively contributed to the discussion by providing points of view with rationale, challenging points of the discussion, or drawing relationships between points of the discussion.
8
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.