Tag: business intelligence


Airlines Face Tough Pricing and Payload Decisions

According to a recent report by Wellington Airport operator Infratil, “domestic aircraft flying into Wellington airport were on average three quarters full in July even though there were more seats available”. This comes hot on the tail of other recent announcements by leading NZ airline carrier Air New Zealand that pricing […]


BI For Manufacturers Not Just About Smart Planning & Scheduling

A recent headline in our national newspaper “ Manufacturing Contracts” refers to the third month in arrow where the manufacturing index has fallen. July 2008 experienced an indicator of 48.8, with a level of 50 being stagnation or no contraction and no growth. This downturn comes at a time when […]


Retail Slump Signals Greater Need For Business Intelligence

A headline item [Recession Shows Its Face – Retail Sales Fall] in todays New Zealand Herald announces “Retail sales fell a seasonally and inflation-adjusted 1.5 per cent in the June quarter, providing further strong indications that New Zealand is in a recession”. Another headline promising doom and gloom across the […]