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Using Dashboards for Month-End Financial Presentations

This article will focus on enabling smarter decision-making through the use of dashboards in monthly financial presentations. Graphics are basically everywhere you turn, populating kitchen pantries and our wardrobes, too.  Red Crow Marketing Inc. reported that “digital marketing experts estimate that most Americans are exposed to around 4,000 to 10,000 advertisements each day.” Since we’re culturally […]

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Top Business Intelligence trends for equipment rental, leasing, and services companies

Business Intelligence that engages with all possible ways to gather, analyze, and present knowledge is booming, affordable, and getting easier to learn and use every day. Equipment-driven companies that focus on rental, leasing, and services are looking at great opportunity for growth and innovation by putting some keytrends for equipment rental to work within their […]

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How Important is Consulting in BI Solution Management?

This article will discuss the importance of skilled consulting in getting the most ROI from your Corporate Performance Management and Business Intelligence tools. More recently, I explored the necessity of Support in regard to ownership and management of a Corporate Performance (CPM) and/or Business Intelligence (BI) tool – and how that fits into the complete […]

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Top 5 Trends in CPM and BI for 2017

In this article, we’ll discuss the top 5 trends in corporate performance management in 2017, with a focus on features and functionalities as the marketplace continues to evolve.  Here we are at the beginning of the year again, and it’s time to get into the work of realizing our goals.  All over the internet, there […]

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 has changed the Cloud ERP revolution, but what about your reporting and budgeting?

Microsoft uncovered their cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Dynamics 365, in early November. As a potential business intelligence (BI) customer, you’re probably curious about your reporting and budgeting processes in the context of moving towards a cloud-based ERP system. This article focuses on the next steps to take for your reporting and budgeting in […]

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How to Prepare for a Dashboard Implementation

This article will discuss the process of preparing for your first dashboard implementation. Storytelling is powerful. Humans find purpose in moving others to do great things. As humans, we tell stories to make sense of things such as explaining a business concept to your colleague or giving advice to your best friend. Well-designed dashboards tell […]

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Effective Business Analytics In or Out of the Cloud

Business analytics and the cloud typically are seen as two naturally compatible offerings—and for good reason. Business analytics runs on massive and inexpensive computing that is optimized to process and make sense of huge volumes of unstructured data, and is accessible to a large number of users. However, not all users of business analytics are […]

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The Machine Learning Revolution Has Begun, Bringing Predictive Forecasting to Businesses of All Sizes

A revolution that has been quietly brewing in the sphere of machine learning and predictive analytics is taking flight. For customers, the analytics revolution is putting powerful new analytical tools in the hands of financial planners and business managers in every area of the business, enabling more comprehensive, effective, and reliable planning. While the value […]

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What Does Business Intelligence (BI) Mean to Me?

By Mark Jensen, Director of Product Management BI Means What to Me? Business intelligence focuses on combining computing power with your knowledge and experience to help your organization make the best choices. “Business intelligence is essentially timely, accurate, high-value, and actionable business insights, and the work processes and technologies used to obtain them.” -Swain Scheps, […]

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Dynamics GP 2016 R2 – A First Look

      We are excited to bring to you a first look at Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2. Here are some new features that we will cover in this webinar: Web Client Evolution - HTML 5 interface New All-in-One Document Viewers Business Intelligence Enhancements SmartList Improvements Purchasing Requisitions – Project Integration Document Attach for […]

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