Data Developments in 2017

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The year is drawing quickly to a close, and the holiday season had us scrambling; both in and out of work. We craved a quicker ticking of the clock, and wheedled with our support teams to get their reports turned in early, so that projects may be completed, so that time may be enjoyed again. As 2016 grinds to a halt, we look to 2017 for hope; a reboot, another chance, the perfect do-over for the mistakes or regrets in the current year. We all know the drill. Unlike our best intentions to eat healthier, give up smoking, or whatever the shtick is this time around to be a better person, we know that at least the digital world is going to keep on growing and changing regardless. Read More

Real Talk About Real-Time Analytics

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Alright folks, let’s chat. By show of virtual hands (likes), how many of you are challenged by your organization’s inability to produce useful information in real-time to better serve your clients, partners and team members?

Fortunately, the future thrives on brainpower, and the wonderful world of programming can create real-time analytics that provide the answers you need now. Not stale reporting at a faster rate, but fresh, current information as it happens. Read More

Excel and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Data

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I went to work with coffee in my mug and now there’s coffee on my shirt and when I got to the meeting this morning I tripped on the computer cord and now the servers are down and it botched this month’s invoices and I could tell I was going to be dealing with terrible, horrible, no good, very bad data. Coming down with “a case of the Mondays” always brings to mind the mantra from Judith Viorst’s “perennially popular” children’s book. Read More