Every key player in the retail industry has moved or is trying to move to a data-driven organization. To be truly successful in giving customers a consistent experience across all channels, analyzing past and predict future customer behaviors is critical: only real-time data can allow that to happen! Business Intelligence for omnichannel retail, if performed…Read More
The PMI institute, through the PMBOK® (The Project Management Body of Knowledge) Guide book, gives us a fundamental resource for effective project management in any industry. They also provide great advice on how to tailor down the concepts to your project, team, industry. In my opinion, this book is a powerful tool that provides a detailed…Read More
Google Sheets has become one of the most popular spreadsheet applications in the business world. Many businesses rely on its collaborative features for spur-of-the-moment project tracking or to build and maintain core company datasets that are critical to their operations. Eventually, you reach a certain point where building and maintaining visualizations within your Google Sheet…Read More
Google Analytics world 1st used tool to track website traffic and conversions mostly because it’s free and very thorough. You can find a LOT of information, maybe too much. It takes a little bit of practice and time to figure out the user-interface though. If you want to go deep into your traffic analysis, you…Read More
If you are going to spend time and energy on developing and launching a Business Intelligence project, you are going to want to make sure that your customers actually use the reports and dashboards built in that effect. This is true for internal and external users. This is not only relevant for your own personal…Read More
As a widely used database type, SQL or MySQL is accessible to all ranges of businesses, from small enterprises to international corporations. I bet you use SQL too, maybe even without knowing it. SQL databases can be used directly within your company for sales data, financial data, logistics… but also by third-party applications, built on…Read More
Incubators or business sponsors often compare managing a business to driving a car or stirring a boat. This picture does a great job conveying new business owners just how many things they are going to need to pay attention to if they want to be successful: hiring the right crew, getting the right engine etc.…Read More
Social media influences sales more than ever Social media is continuing to play a greater and greater role in the purchasing decisions we make. Numerous studies demonstrate the increased integration of social media engagement with buyer decision-making. According to one study, about a third of all consumers have used social media to become aware of…Read More
Measuring the results of your marketing efforts should be easy, agile and to the point. Your main challenge is that your campaign stats and website data are all sitting in different software. Not to mention that you would like to add specific calculations to get to the indicators that will truly reflect the quality of…Read More
Living a life in sales can be interesting. For one thing, everyone’s got an opinion. When your sales are slumping, everyone’s got a perspective about why—whether or not they are familiar with your product line or even with sales in general. When your sales are underperforming, then people are eager to give you their in-depth…Read More
If you run a small e-commerce business, there’s no denying the fact that you need a fully functioning dashboard solution to keep you in control of your business performance and give you the competitive edge in the marketplace. Whether you just launched yesterday, or you’re an established enterprise with a well-respected footprint, the breadth of…Read More
“An effective relationship with your boss increases the likelihood of success in your job.” — John Ballard, Decoding the Workplace: 50 Keys to Understanding People in Organizations I once had a boss who was paranoid and trusted no one. When I look back on it now, I think it was because he was managing so…Read More
Dashboards for mobile used to be a nice to have…They have become an absolute MUST.
Discover 6 best practices to efficient mobile dashboards.
An overview of how good looking data and more importantly Data Visualization can help to make you look good.Read More
An overview of the four core elements necessary to reap the rewards of a comprehensive business intelligence tool.Read More