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Need A BI Solution? Top 3 Strategies To Get Your CFO On Board. Part 1 of 2

With the transformative impact of new technologies and big data, the need for seamless communication and a unified vision between you and your CFO has never been more critical. We believe the 3 most fundamental strategies to creating this invaluable alignment and, ultimately, securing funding for your BI strategy includes: Finding Common Ground, Doing Your Homework and Establishing Yourself As a Trusted Advisor. 

Topics: Business Intelligence

Business Process Automation And How It Helps Your Company

Do you manage your own business? Take a closer look at some of the daily activities that you or, your employees usually perform to run your business operations. You will find that most of the tasks performed are repetitive, as well as, tedious. Therefore, a proper business process automation procedure is necessary to effectively automate the entire process with near-zero involvement from your end. 

Topics: Business Intelligence

Top 4 Amazing Ways BI Software Improves The Retail Industry

Owning or managing a retail business, whether large or small, involves many responsibilities such as handling inventory, working with suppliers, and loss prevention policies and procedures.  These duties, as well as others, create a vast amount of information for a business owner or manager. Business Intelligence software puts all of this information right at your fingertips the minute you need it. Let's talk about some of the ways BI Software improves the retail industry.

Topics: Business Intelligence

Top 4 Reasons BI Software Is Integral To Food Services

Many organizations are realizing the benefits of what a top-tier Business Intelligence System (BI) has to offer. BI technology, essentially, is an assortment of software applications that analyze technical data about your business. This data helps you make better business decisions for the future. Food Service is a field that excels with the assistance of BI to the point that it is a necessary tool for success.

Topics: Business Intelligence

How To Overcome The Top 3 Hurdles Of BI For Small Business

With the prevalence of Big Data across the board, more and more companies are making business intelligence, or BI, available for Small Business. Unfortunately, there are still some hurdles for small businesses when it comes to BI. Let's take a look at what to watch out for if you are looking at BI for Small Business.

Topics: Business Intelligence

3 Ways BI Software Keeps IT on Top Of Their Game!

If you work in a company with an IT department, it's no surprise that IT can slow down your productivity. What if we told you that business intelligence, or BI, can help? Let's take a look at 3 ways BI software keeps IT on top of their game.

Topics: Business Intelligence

A Quick History of Business Reporting Software Part 2 of 2

Following on from Part 1, the second part of this history traces the path from the precursors of business reporting software to the first versions of the main software packages and formats that we know today.

Topics: Business Intelligence Crystal Reports Scheduler Crystal Reports