"You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data."
In today's business environment it is very difficult, if not impossible, to know which business processes are running at top efficiency and which are suffering through a great deal inefficiency and errors. Many firms "throw" people at this problem, thus a lot of money and an extraordinary amount of time trying to optimize performance, be it financial, labor or production.
Powerful Analytics tools can provide data quickly and accurately, in real time (Process Mining) or point in time methodologies. These tools provide for access to any data source, and allow those authorized to create their own dashboards for their own analyses.