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Month: November 2015

Webinar Replay: How to mobilize your business applications

EducationSummary: As mobile usage continues to explode, businesses face a growing problem: They’re tied to systems that pre-date smartphones. To make matters worse, they lack the time and skills needed to mobilize their business applications. If you’re struggling with these problems, check out our on-demand webinar and learn how to mobilize your business applications.

6 warning signs that you need better Business Intelligence

EducationSummary: Every day, businesses suffer from the effects of bad or outdated Business Intelligence. These outdated BI tools/practices waste precious time, harm decision-making, and keep these companies from truly taking advantage of their data. Fortunately, bad BI tools/processes display many warning signs. These warning signs will help alert you to a problem, and keep that problem from spiraling out of control. Do you notice any of these warning signs in your business?

5 (more) common ways businesses abuse spreadsheets

EducationSummary: Creating billions of dollars in losses every year, spreadsheets regularly take the blame for data errors and financial losses. But, are spreadsheets really to blame? The fact is, businesses regularly use spreadsheets in ways they were never intended to be used. This misuse leads to data losses, security breaches, financial losses, and more. Is your business guilty of abusing spreadsheets in the 5 ways outlined in this article?

5 ways that all businesses can capitalize on big data

EducationSummary: Many businesses assume that they’re too small to care about “big data.” They don’t think they generate enough data for it to apply. The reality is, big data can help companies of all sizes. In fact, small companies may even be better suited to capitalize on big data than the large ones. Learn why, and how your company can take advantage of big data–regardless of size.