James Tang

James is a Senior Certified Consultant and a member of the management team at BAASS. James brings forth a high level of experience in Project Management, Business Analysis, and Technical Pre-sales. He has performed over 150 successful conversions to Sage 300 ERP and holds a professional designation as a Certified General Accountant (CGA), and Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.
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The Importance of Business Intelligence

By James Tang | Oct 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The big question is: What is the importance of business intelligence? Before diving into this, it’s important to understand the topic in itself. Business intelligence is the transformation of raw data into meaningful information for your business; the term encompasses the processes and methods of analyzing, displaying, and reporting from your business operations for the goal of performance optimization. Through business intelligence, organizations can have an all-around view of their business, allowing for better decisions to be made.

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BAASS’ Buyers Guide: Business Intelligence

By James Tang | May 30, 2019 9:58:36 AM

From HRIS to CRM to ERP, there are countless acronyms that make up the unique alphabet of business technology. Every business owner should be familiar with these acronyms that represent advanced software that is integral to running an efficient business. That said, there is one abbreviation that acts as the umbrella for all this software, and that’s BI.

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Looking to Improve Business Performance? Start with Your Reporting

By James Tang | Jan 23, 2018 1:18:00 PM

How do you think your company is doing in terms of performance? In what areas could you use improvement? If you are like most businesses, there are always improvements to be made, no matter how hard you have worked in the past to improve your performance.

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How Business Intelligence Solves Forecasting Issues

By James Tang | Oct 12, 2017 1:10:00 PM


Your business intelligence system can be used to improve forecasting. Forecasting can be tricky in almost all industries. Changing business conditions, economic uncertainty, and shifts in supply and demand can make accurate forecasting more guesswork than science. However, with the data derived from your business intelligence system, you can forecast with greater accuracy and precision.

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Collaborative Analytics, the Future of Business Intelligence

By James Tang | Sep 7, 2017 1:05:00 PM


The new buzzword in business intelligence is collaborative analytics. This is the method by which many people, rather than one single person in a company, can review, analyze, and compare data from business operations. Companies which use collaborative analytics follow the old adage “two heads are better than one” but extend the concept to many people; allowing many minds to examine business data to find solutions.

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The Role of Business Intelligence

By James Tang | Aug 8, 2017 1:10:00 PM


Business intelligence, or BI, is a type of software that can harness the power of data within an organization. It offers a better way to sort, compare, and review data in order for companies to make smart decisions.

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Business Intelligence: Making Sense of the Data “Supply Chain” Model

By James Tang | May 16, 2017 9:51:06 AM

As you consider various business intelligence solutions for your company, consider one often overlooked aspect of BI: the “supply chain” of data feeding into your BI software.

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Why Switch To Cloud-Based Business Intelligence?

By James Tang | Mar 30, 2017 1:15:00 PM

Cloud-based business intelligence has reached the point where it’s no longer a question of if you will join the cloud, but when. According to Forbes, 78% of business owners plan to switch to the cloud in the next year for their business intelligence data needs. That same number, 78%, plan to increase their use of cloud computing for BI data storage. Clearly, the cloud isn’t just a great idea - for many businesses, it’s as integral to how they run their operations as a telephone and internet connection.

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