BI and CPM. Low TCO, Fast ROI. Acronyms Have Never Looked So Good!

Jul 31, 2012

BI and CPM. Low TCO, Fast ROI. Acronyms Have Never Looked So Good! Call me old fashioned, but I remember a time when software developers assumed that the average user was not a technology geek. They designed programs that every … Continued

Handcuff and Blindfold Your Staff? Don’t Be That Guy!

Jul 15, 2012

Handcuff and Blindfold Your Staff? Don’t Be That Guy! You wouldn’t blindfold and handcuff your employees and then expect them to do their job! Without access to up-to-date, relevant data, your staff may as well be handcuffed and blindfolded! Improve … Continued

Affordable, Sophisticated BI & CPM Courtesy of My Brother’s Smarter Sister

Jun 30, 2012

Affordable, Sophisticated BI & CPM Courtesy of My Brother’s Smarter Sister My brother used to work for a behemoth, international company. Now he works for a small company that is growing fast – a SME! He’s looking for a BI … Continued

Today’s BI Forecast: Clear Visibility

Jun 15, 2012

Today’s BI Forecast: Clear Visibility Have you noticed that meteorologists get the weather forecast wrong at least 50% of the time? In business, we do our own forecasting and, more times than not, we get it wrong. Businesses need forecasting … Continued

See the Future! Psychics vs. Accurate Business Forecasting and Trend Analysis

May 31, 2012

See the Future! Psychics vs. Accurate Business Forecasting and Trend Analysis Do you have a psychic on your staff? I didn’t think so. Most of us would find it hard to justify that kind of resource to our management team. … Continued

Are You Focused on the Rule or the Exception? Hint: Throw Away the Rule Book

May 15, 2012

Are You Focused on the Rule or the Exception? Hint: Throw Away the Rule Book In life, we usually focus on the rule, rather than the exception to the rule. ‘The rule’ is what will usually happen, and if we … Continued

BI Consulting for the Seasoned Skeptic!

Apr 30, 2012

BI Consulting for the Seasoned Skeptic! A healthy dose of skepticism never hurt a business pro! When it comes to BI consulting, skepticism shouldn’t keep you from hiring a BI consultant but it should dictate WHICH BI consultant you choose. … Continued

The Wise Enterprise App Vendor Understands! BI Integration Motivates Sales!

Apr 15, 2012

The Wise Enterprise App Vendor Understands! BI Integration Motivates Sales! You may have noticed that I like to share great business ideas with my friends! I recently attended a seminar on employee motivation, but that’s not where I’m going with … Continued

BI Strategy Map: Transform the Long and Winding Road into the Road to Success!

Mar 31, 2012

BI Strategy Map: Transform the Long and Winding Road into the Road to Success! The English language is strange! We interpret words based on what they SEEM to mean. Business Intelligence (BI) is NOT a business that can think, and … Continued

BI Partnership – The Smartest Move I Ever Made!

Mar 15, 2012

BI Partnership – The Smartest Move I Ever Made! As you’ve probably deduced, I work in the world of technology. I have learned over the decades that we can’t be good at everything! While we are focused on one technology … Continued

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