Information fuels the new economy and plays an essential role in developing and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage. The demands on a business today – increased global competition, lower barriers to entry, lower profit margins – are creating an ever-increasing need for access to information. Therefore, the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time is more important than ever; however, the sheer volume of available data makes such a proposition more challenging.
This is where Crossbow Consulting provides the most value. We help organizations become more successful at collecting, evaluating and applying information so as to enable them to become leaders in their respective industries. Our goal is to provide the right BI framework for knowledge workers to systemize access, manage and collaborate based on the organization's information assets. We think outside of the box, and bring together the business intelligence necessary to create dashboards based on the KPIs unique to each individual client.
Whether the intent is to mine data to discover gems of "hidden" information or to build and deploy an Enterprise Data Warehouse, Crossbow Consulting can help organizations begin to realize the transformational benefits of aligning data with the business by employing:
- Component Business Modeling – This is an enterprise-level view used for strategic decision making and transformation planning. We make sure that business intelligence investments are aligned with strategic business goals. We achieve this by conducting:
- Business Needs Analysis
- Organizational Analysis
- Information Architecture Analysis
- BI Plan Development
- Investment Analysis
- Model-driven Business Transformation – We employ an artifact-based modeling approach whereby actual business processes are aligned with data to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the process transformation.
- Performance Monitoring – Predictability is the key to competitiveness. We use methods (KPI trend analysis) and business process monitoring tools to improve an enterprise's ability to sense and respond to important trends and events.
Ultimately, refining and implementing business processes requires that data management and business processes be seamlessly melded. Through the deployment of tailored BI solutions, we provide our clients the ability to act faster and more effectively than their competition. This has become the defining advantage in today's marketplace and the means to successfully manage customer relationships over time.