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How a Vacation to the Southwest Reaffirmed My View of KPIs

A couple of weeks ago, a work colleague from of our French office came for a meeting in our Arizona office followed by some vacation time.  What started as a work meeting turned into a lot of fun and a new friendship.  When my new friend and I sat down for our first beer, I asked him what his plans…

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Open Data Makes the World a Better Place

Open Data is the concept of a data set being made available for download or consumption without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. There are many types of Open Data available such as financial, demographic, scientific, health, geographical, and sports related data. Open Data In Government By far the most advanced in the area…

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4 Key Performance Areas for Your Business

Your business has probably never moved faster. And the competition has probably never been more cutthroat. But there’s one thing that will give you a leg up in business—and that’s your data. That is, if you can stay on top of its non-stop growth and help your executives pull the right business intelligence from it.…

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A Year in the Mac…

Let me start by saying that I have been a MacBook Pro user for the last 5 years but the first 4 I was using it as a Windows machine on Bootcamp. Why you may ask? Well, all of our development is in .NET, I am a Windows user since DOS 😉 and the MacBook…

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Recurring Revenue

Recurring revenue over a long period of time is difficult to track mostly because it is registered only once at a single point in time but that amount needs to be amortized over a certain period of time (the length of the subscription or service) and at some point in time removed from the calculation,…

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Cannes Film Festival

This week, we will take you to the movies and entertain you with key facts about one of the fanciest festival ever. Welcome to Cannes! Fancy means popular, last year over 200,000 visitors, professionals and fans took a walk on the Croisette to support their favorite movie while about a million of tweets commented on…

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The Forbidden Apple

Dear Dashboards enthusiasts, We could not have missed the opportunity to build a dashboard about Apple and the iPhone as there has been a lot of noise about it lately. Check our new Facts Dashboard below: We analyzed the numbers of iPhones that were sold worldwide. Despite much questioning in the media that the high-end…

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Understanding your neighbors, Geert Hofstede & ClicData

If you never heard of the Hofstede’s theory, here is a little catch up for you. It is the first quantitative method to analyze a culture depending on a couple of dimensions: Individualism, Power Distance, Masculinity, and Uncertainty Avoidance. Because we all know theory can be a little boring, I have put a short definition…

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