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Ralph Stair + 1 other
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ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 5, Problem 1CTQ1
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How did B.I. Practice improve the efficiency of queries run by Medihelp employees?

Program Plan Intro

Medihelp:

  • Medihelp is the South Africa’s third-largest health insurance company.
  • It needs a better way to access and analyze data on customers, claims and third-party providers.
  • It uses traditional database to make decision making and changes it into Business Intelligence (BI).

Business Intelligence:

  • Business Intelligence is the term includes the applications, infrastructure and tools that can be accessible and identifies the information regarding the business improvement and optimizes the decision.
    • It is used mainly during project management.
    • It follows the practices and the technologies for extraction, transformation, analyzing and interpreting the tools and also presenting the data to support decision making.
    • It uses the data from multiple resources which may be gathered from the external or internal organization.
    • Using this data, many organization plans to build a data warehouse and data lakes which tends to be use in BI applications.

Explanation of Solution

Efficiency of queries improved by BI practice:

  • The efficiency of queries is improved by loading a subset of tables from the traditional database into the Sybase IQ database.
  • Then, query with the wanted subset of data is executed which gives the following result...

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