The Importance of Cross-Organizational Collaboration in Business Intelligence Projects

By James Tang | Aug 21, 2019 2:05:00 PM

When you’re starting a business intelligence project, certain departments within your company may seem essential to the project’s success. Some departments immediately come to mind as key players in the creation and execution of the project’s deliverables. But the importance of cross-organizational collaboration cannot be underestimated.

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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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Why Switch To Cloud-Based Business Intelligence?

By James Tang | Mar 30, 2019 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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Why You Need Business Intelligence for the CFO

By James Tang | Mar 15, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Business Intelligence is a valuable tool for your entire organization. In the past, it has been primarily utilized by IT or data scientists, however, more and more CFO’s are looking at BI to gain helpful information and insight into their organizations.  The CFO possesses unique skills and expertise to analyze this information and leverage it to benefit them.

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Better Business Intelligence Governance Leads to Greater Success

By James Tang | Mar 15, 2019 9:23:00 AM

Companies implementing a business intelligence strategy and system often anticipate the many benefits that shared data brings throughout the organization. Shared data, however, must be married to strong governance for the greatest success with BI systems.

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

By James Tang | Feb 19, 2019 8:42:00 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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Using Business Intelligence to Save Time and Money

By James Tang | Dec 8, 2018 1:24:00 PM

Operational expenses are a significant line item on the budget that business will often look at to see where they can reduce costs. Things like rent, employee benefits, services such as internet and IT, can really add up. Although costly they are necessary at the same time.

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Business Intelligence Challenges: Who Owns It?

By James Tang | Dec 1, 2018 11:05:00 AM

One of the challenges facing companies who add business intelligence software to their suite of productivity and information tools is the challenge of ensuring that the database is kept updated and refined over time. Although newer, cloud-based BI solutions update their software automatically, and

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