Businesses live or die on their ability to solve problems, both internally within the company, and externally for the benefit of potential clients or customers. And, as the pace of technology and competition is increased, so is the need for more ideas and innovation. Instinctively, managers and business leaders turn… Read More →
The human brain processes visuals faster than text. For your business, this means that data visualization is the best way to interactively explore data and streamline your business. Find Answers Faster When you have a visual representation of your data, it’s easier to see answers you might not otherwise see… Read More →
These days, the most important determinant of business success is how well you engage with employees, customers, partners, suppliers, and constituents. Developing that process requires the right tools, technologies, and trends — specifically in the areas of Mobile, Social, and Analytics. Deliver engagement through Mobile, Social, and Analytics. Use priority code… Read More →
Data discovery has been portrayed as getting around IT, its structures, and delays. But Gartner says we need greater governance now that data discovery systems are part of the IT backbone. Also, IT has great skills in particular databases—the distinct SQL commands that make them so powerful (for example SQLMR… Read More →
One of the inherent challenges that many business leaders face with using customer relationship management (CRM) systems is that customer data is often duplicated or contains errors (outdated street addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc.).
In today’s world, data is collected about everyone. Whether it is installing cookies on your system when you search a web page, or viewing data on your social media page, more than ever you are exposed to the growing risk that your personal data could fall into the wrong hands…. Read More →
Businesses are always looking for a competitive advantage. It’s the nature of the beast, and really, the only way to move ahead of your peers. But where does this advantage come from? We live in a world of copycats, and your unique idea won’t be unique for very long. There’s… Read More →
For years, forward-thinking companies have aimed for “business intelligence for the masses,” embedding the power of analytics into the process of the business users to ensure they can rapidly gain actionable insights and infused them into operations.
In a previous post, we described the second stage of the Analytics Maturity Model, “Diagnose,” which enables business leaders to visually interact and drill into their data to discover additional answers to questions that arose in the “Measure” stage. For example: Why did we have an increase or decrease in… Read More →
Info-Tech Research Group — the global leader in tactical, practical IT research and analysis — recently assessed the collaboration platform landscape to: 1.) See what’s new in the market, 2.) Learn how the convergence of traditional systems and social capabilities is affecting collaboration, and 3.) Recognize outstanding collaboration vendors in the space. “In… Read More →