Integrating BI Information into ERP Processes - Describing Enablers

Richard Russman, Lisa F. Seymour, Jean-Paul van Belle


Business Intelligence (BI) systems typically report on transactions executed in enterprise information systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Reporting is normally at managerial or executive level, yet substantial benefits can accrue to organizations that successfully integrate BI information back into ERP processing at an operational level. How this integration is enabled is not well understood or researched. In this paper, a multiple case study considering three organizations, factors enabling this integration are described and a process framework is presented indicating the importance of these enablers and the sequence in which these factors need to be considered. New factors not initially considered in the literature emerged such as including big data, using in memory BI and using the same vendor for ERP and BI. However, unless integrating BI into ERP processing is appropriate for an organization, benefits will not necessarily accrue.


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Paper Citation

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Russman R., Seymour L. and van Belle J. (2017). Integrating BI Information into ERP Processes - Describing Enablers . In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-247-9, pages 241-248. DOI: 10.5220/0006292302410248

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author={Richard Russman and Lisa F. Seymour and Jean-Paul van Belle},
title={Integrating BI Information into ERP Processes - Describing Enablers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - Integrating BI Information into ERP Processes - Describing Enablers
SN - 978-989-758-247-9
AU - Russman R.
AU - Seymour L.
AU - van Belle J.
PY - 2017
SP - 241
EP - 248
DO - 10.5220/0006292302410248