ClicData's Product Release Schedule For 2019

In the early 2000’s a new renewed movement for the Agile Sprint and more specifically a faster delivery of new features came into full motion. Companies such as Google and Facebook were developing at a break neck speed and revamping the industry and how software was being released. Enterprise focused applications like Salesforce were also…

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The Great “Top Sales KPIs” Debate

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…

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Best Darn Dashboard Solution for E-Commerce

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…

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When’s the Right Time for Startups to Take the BI Plunge?

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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Are You Sure You Want to Build that Data Warehouse?

Be honest with yourself. Would you want to build your own CRM or accounting application? I’m guessing you’ll say ‘No.’ And why not? Because it would be too complex, too time consuming, too costly, and require management of developers and development of infrastructure? Yes, yes and yes. So tell me this: Why are you building…

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ClicData Plus Xero: Put "Ahhhs" in your Accounting

Ask any entrepreneur, and it’s unlikely that their favorite part of growing a business is doing the accounting. Their plates are full. They’ve got countless important responsibilities and tasks to manage. And they battle for success from a variety of fronts. From operations and employee management to sales, marketing, and business strategy, their lists are…

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API, Web Services and Webhooks Explained

In this age of cloud-computing and SaaS applications, we hear a lot about Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and how they can let us connect any application to any other application. Finally, we’re told, everything in the whole world can work as one. We also hear a lot about webhooks and even how we can use…

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Join Us At Sales 3.0 Conference To Talk About AI For Sales

ClicData’s VP of Worldwide Sales will be among the industry leaders providing key insights and strategies to elevate sales and revenue growth at this year’s Sales 3.O. Held in Las Vegas October 25-26, Sales 3.0 Conference is an annual rendezvous for sales teams and executives to upgrade their knowledge about sales strategies and digital transformations.…

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Dashboards To Help You Manage Up

“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…

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Relying on Excel Could Be Costing You Big Time

Since it came to market in 1985, Excel has been the runaway go-to solution for personal and business use. It seemed to be able to handle it all, from calculations and schedules to budgets, projects, charting, planning, forecasting, and more. Large businesses have used it to analyze data, calculate and chart performance metrics. But if…

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Use Formulas with Ease with ClicData

Let’s be honest. BI dashboards are really only as good as the metrics and insights they provide to their users. The more complex calculations that can be put in play behind the scenes, the more meaningful the insights, and the greater their value to the business. Yet many BI analysts are disappointed to discover that…

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ClicData Plus WooCommerce Means Business

Using WooCommerce? You’re in good company. It’s become an exceptionally popular e-commerce platform—and for good reason. For a free plug-in, it’s a friendly, customizable, feature-rich, and fast way to launch and manage an online store. But for entrepreneurs who want to be in control of their business’ performance—and work smarter, not harder—it doesn’t do it…

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ClicData’s ETL: Easy To Love

As businesses grow, data analytics and data integration take on more significance to provide meaningful insights and the ability to monitor performance across the enterprise. Powerful data analytics solutions are needed to manage data, and that requires an accessible, practical, yet sophisticated approach to data integration. But business analysts are often disappointed when they discover…

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Five Questions to Start Building Awesome 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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