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When Did 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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How Could New Tech Change E-Commerce?

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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To BIME Users Feeling Frustrated – ClicData Can Help

There was a time during which BIME analytics was often mentioned during my prospection calls, not only because we are both French but also because we were both considered as the right solution for powerful data visualization. Their brand awareness seems to have reached a peak when Zendesk showed up to make them part of…

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How to Manage Data Within an Agile Organization

Good data governance makes quality information timely available throughout the lifecycle of the organization. This should include aspects of availability, usability, consistency, data integrity, and data security. Governance should, however, adapt data processes to the needs of the parent agile organization. That said, effective data management does not exist outside the rest of the IT…

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Build Live Connection Between Google Sheets & ClicData

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…

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Data Model Optimizations For Better Performances

Have you ever tried to make this Sales dashboard your CEO is raving about a bit faster to load? Did you ever wonder if you make the best usage of the multiple set-up options of your ClicData account? Maybe it’s time to start an optimization project, from the Data Model to Dashboard creation’s best practices.…

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What Are BI, Data Visualization & Data Analytics?

A few decades ago, the term “business intelligence” emerged as an umbrella term—much like “big data,” “web 2.0,” and “artificial intelligence”—to represent a set of technologies and processes that together provide business metrics for business users. Typical business intelligence (BI) implementations require the creation of a data warehouse—a placeholder for the business’ key data tables,…

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Tableau & Looker Got Acquired For Big Money. Now What?

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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Data Management in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

The healthcare industry is facing various challenges that can hinder its progress. However, if it is able to overcome these challenges, a lot of opportunities will open up which will be beneficial to all of its stakeholders, healthcare workers and patients alike. The greatest of these challenges is the management of the voluminous and ever-increasing…

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10 Keys to Successful BI Implementation

Why is it so challenging to get Business Intelligence (BI) adopted, implemented, and leveraged in an organization? Unlike CRM and ERP tools, which are essentially data collectors, BI requires just as much thought to implement and sometimes even more resources than its transactional counterparts. Yet many organizations continue to struggle to ensure that it is being used…

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Build Powerful Traffic Dashboards In 4 Steps

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 familiarize yourself with Google Analytics interface. If you want to go deep into your traffic analysis,…

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Keep Your Customers Engaged With Your Dashboards

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…

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Time Is Money! 3 Personas That Waste It

Everyone agrees that time is scarce and thereby, valuable. For almost 2,500 years, political leaders, philosophers, and titans of business have pontificated about the value of time. In 430-ish B.C, writer and Greek statesmen, Antiphon, wrote to the Greek Senate that “the most costly outlay is time.” in 1748, Benjamin Franklin penned the essay, “Advice…

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Data Isn’t Just Numbers, Focus On What Matters Most

When I joined ClicData five years ago, companies of all sizes had been preaching the gospel of the power of data for years. While many companies had adopted systems such as SAP Business Objects and SQL Reporting Services as their go-to tools to make sense of their data, Excel had been offering business users the…

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Pricing Analytics – Mercedes C Class Example

Sales analytics are key to understanding the impact of independent variables on consumer demand of a product or service. How does seasonality affect sales? What is the optimal price point for a particular product? How do competitors and broader market trends influence a products potential profit? In this project, we will explore Mercedes C class…

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