Blog Business Intelligence Universities

When I’m not at ClicData, I teach Digital Marketing in an international business school and like many other teachers, I often wonder about ways to leverage technology to keep my students entertained. This series of articles will explore 2 of the great challenges which every university and school has to face: how to drive attention…

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Blog Illiteracy Innumeracy Illogicality

During my first year in engineering at the University of Toronto, I participated in an initiation week (Frosh Week) that involved many interesting activities, including a mock exam. My classmates and I sat in a large auditorium and were given a test that was borderline impossible for most of us. But it did contain a…

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Change Management For Everyone

As a founder and CEO of an international software company, I have often fallen into the trap of needing to tell people, “Do as I say, not do as I do.” It happens, I admit it. There have also been times where my stubbornness and “old ways” seem to have gotten in the way of…

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Blog What Happened In Tech 2019

Now that 2019 is coming to a close, you can count on the inevitability of three things happening: You will tell someone that you can’t believe how fast 2019 flew by. You won’t be able to get past the homepage of your favorite news or entertainment website without seeing a “Top Something of 2019” You…

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Blog Le Tableau Francais

Le Slip Français. Le Rouge Français. L’Appartement Français. Many French companies are choosing to emphasize their French origins by mention it in their brand name. Is it a good idea? Is it beneficial? Should ClicData consider doing so as well? Let’s examine the benefits of riding this fashionable wave and try to apply it to…

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What Comes After Ai

The progress in tech’s ability to develop algorithms that can learn and adapt is staggering. Some say that due to the immense computational power available to not only programmers and data scientists, but mathematicians, biologists, and even philosophers, teachers, and non-academical people, that Machine Learning has been democratized and expanded and Artificial Intelligence has grown…

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Data Analysis Better Customer Experience

First of all, what is this fancy term ‘behavioral data’? It is all the information gathered from consumers’ buying habits, product usage, and preferences, that is further applied for marketing campaigns and communication. It is a concept that is the implementation of writer Seth Godin’s idea stating “Don’t find customers for your products, find products…

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blog-wikipedia-become-evil

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about many of the tech companies lately—and how they’ve just simply become evil. As some companies have monopolized technology and communication channels, they’ve also become a platform for those with more money or power. As a result, we find ourselves with something far different from the utopian vision that…

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Tech Change Ecommerce

Staying abreast of tech developments is important for e-commerce store holders if they want to stay ahead of the curve. Any technology which reduces overheads improves store efficiency or improves customer service could potentially give early adopters a lead in the competitive e-commerce marketplace. We look at three of the most exciting technologies to arrive…

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Tableau Looker Acquisition

In the world of Business Intelligence, big news travel fast and the acquisition of Tableau by Salesforce and Looker by Google was BIG news! For some these types of transactions generate apprehension and fear, for others, it raises hopes and excitement. Apprehension and fear because sometimes these acquisitions are made simply to acquire technology or…

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Boost Presales Meetings Dashboards

The effectiveness of pre-sales meetings can go a long way to advance the success of a sale, depending upon a number of factors. Using dashboards in pre-sales meetings can provide clarity and focus of your sales message and be a valuable tool to lead potential customers through the story of the sale. Whether you’re an…

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Firefox version 57 “Quantum” is the newest version of Firefox boasting a huge performance increase and also importantly a lower memory usage compared to other browsers. Chrome has served us well and so has Internet Explorer. Opera is still good and Safari always looks very nice too. But I am enjoying Firefox a lot more…

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