One of the most important aspects in the progression of business intelligence is the use of buzzwords. These words drive interest in the field and provide common language between the world of technology and business to steer initiatives. However, in an ever-changing industry it is difficult to pinpoint standard definitions. Buzzwords often overextend their original meanings and often blur lines between other buzzwords. So how do you manage to keep up?
One good way to create some barrier on definitions is to compare several definitions from various experienced professionals. A good of example of this is BI Buzzword Breakdown | 5 Experts Tackle 3 Business Intelligence Definitions by Michael Koploy. An additional approach is to actually compare the application of different buzzwords side-by-side as seen in this graphic from (SOME) TRUTH ABOUT BIG DATA: