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I have personally experienced growth in smaller companies where going past 5/6 employees was a challenge, again at 12 and again at 20 and 50. I imagine that there are certain “saturation” points where the mechanics of a company is not right for a certain number of people to work together. The Challenges of Growth…

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It’s estimated that up to 50 million companies around the world use Google Analytics to help them grow their businesses. It’s a no-brainer why that’s so: Google Analytics is a free web analytics tool that helps businesses of all sizes begin to capture their website traffic data, measure the effectiveness of online campaigns, and learn…

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5 Questions Before Building Dashboards

BI digital dashboards are user interfaces that graphically depict the metrics of your organization’s performance, both currently and historically. They can be specialized and customized to provide information specific to certain departments—like sales, accounting, HR, or IT. Or, they can be more encompassing, providing your high-level executives with quick overviews of performance metrics from throughout…

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For decades now, business intelligence—the strategies and technologies that organizations use to analyze and understand their data—has long been considered the domain of big business. While the technological advances of BI tools have allowed large organizations to leap forward in profitability and market responsiveness, most smaller organizations have sat by, often assuming that BI solutions…

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Do you remember back in 1999 when everyone was talking about the Y2K systems crash that was going to take place when the clocks turned midnight on December 31? Seems funny now but some of us were busy until the very last minute ensuring that every system, database, and application was ready to handle 2…

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Being a mobile-first company is no longer an option—it’s an expectation. As your company evolves to keep up with hyper-mobile and hyper-local customers, it’s likely you’re investing in new technologies, additional resources and fresh ways of approaching your operations. But, here’s an idea that may make you a bit uncomfortable: are your data and analytics…

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