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Mastering Data Modeling: Examples, Tools, and Best Practices to Optimize Your Data Analysis



Data modeling is a way of structuring databases, showing how data is linked, stored, and accessed. This maintains data accuracy and consistency and makes using…

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Inventory ABC Analysis Explained: Calculation and Example



Did you know? United States retailers hold about $1.39 in inventory for every dollar of sales. With such significant amounts tied up in inventory, businesses…

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Salesforce Reporting: Overcoming Limitations with Custom Data Viz Examples



Boasting a vast user base of over 150,000 as of 2023, Salesforce has become a go-to solution for sales enterprise and customer relationship management (CRM)…

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API Integration: Best Practices, Methods and Example



API integration poses a unique set of challenges, from compatibility issues to security concerns. To simplify this process, we offer a practical checklist for defining…

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Supply Chain Visibility: Why Do You Need It In Real-Time



Over the past few years, supply chain disruptions and shortages have caused issues for consumers and retailers alike. With these issues, the need for greater…

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SQL Execution Plan: How to Read It To Improve Your Queries



What is an execution plan? Let’s break it down. An SQL Execution Plan is a roadmap provided by a database management system (DBMS) which outlines…

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10 Data-Driven Project Management Tips for Higher Efficiency (for 2024)



Have you heard about the concept of “illusion of control”? It’s when we think we have more control over things than we really do.  But…

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How to Optimize Resource Allocation Through Budget Variance Analysis



Budget variance analysis is a high-priority evaluation that tells you whether you meet your budget expectations. It helps you uncover detrimental overspending, underspending, and other…

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Using the SQL Functions SOUNDEX(), LAG, PARTITION BY BETWEEN, ROW_NUMBER To Clean Data



As data analysts, we use SQL functions day in, day out. And we tend to use the same functions over and over again but we’re…

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RFM Analysis: Definition and Calculations



Customer engagement is vital to the survival and success of your business. However, not all customers engage equally. Some interact infrequently, perhaps once a month…

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Call Center Monitoring: Secrets To Superior Customer Service



What is call center monitoring, and why do call centers need this?  In business, maintaining customer satisfaction is essential. Customer satisfaction largely depends on the…

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Employee Attrition Explained: Types, Calculation, Impact, & Strategies



What is employee attrition, and why should your organization care?  In any labor market, employee quits, layoffs, and separations are problematic. According to the US…

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Optimizing Your Software Development Project Management With Data – Dashboard Example



In software development, the ability to quickly and efficiently deliver high-quality products is key to constantly meeting evolving customer needs. For many teams, this means…

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ETL Pipelines 101: Your Guide to Data Success



A study from Statista estimated that 328.77 million terabytes of data were created each day in 2023. Not only we’re expecting this number to grow…

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10 Supplier Quality Metrics For Procurement



As procurement manager, you play an instrumental role in making sure your products are purchased at the best rate. But price negotiation isn’t just what…

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