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Big Show, Bigger Ideas: 4 Technology Predictions Heading Into 2020 ...

  • Derek Rodner
  • 12.02.2019
  • Blog
Retail technology has evolved since the days of the credit card imprinter and the large scale pneumatic tube systems once spread across iconic department stores. But as we head into a new decade, what new technology will be driving tomorrow’s retail operations?


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Tales from the T-Log...Agilence Horror Stories

  • Derek Rodner
  • 10.29.2019
  • Blog
Halloween time may be all about the haunted houses, ghost stories, and copious amounts of candy, but businesses can experience their own frightful activities and horror stories year-round! We asked both customers and staff to share their most eerie stories uncovered with the help of Agilence’s data ...


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The Profitable Retailer: 10 Essential Retail Metrics - and 5 More to ...

  • Derek Rodner
  • 10.10.2019
  • Blog
Your brand has great products. Your employees provide outstanding service. Your customers come back for repeat business. You’re profitable - or so you think. You’ll never really know if you’re profitable unless you have the right measurements. In addition to traditional measurements, new ...


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Measuring Restaurant Performance: 10 Essential Restaurant Metrics

  • Derek Rodner
  • 09.26.2019
  • Blog
What is your restaurant data telling you? Today, we have access to more data than ever before.  Customer data. Performance data. Operational data.  As a restaurant operator, there’s certain data that you need to track in order to understand how your restaurant or chain is performing.  Below are 10 ...


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Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Data Analytics

  • Derek Rodner
  • 08.15.2019
  • Blog
Most companies are incredibly attentive to the hard costs of a data analytics & reporting investment, i.e., per-user license fees, staffing/training needs, product support costs, etc., but many business leaders often fail to consider secondary expenses or resource dependencies. With a solution ...


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Tips for Creating an Enterprise-Wide Data Strategy

  • Derek Rodner
  • 07.25.2019
  • Blog
A business’ performance and competitive capacity depends largely on how successful they are in managing their data. Having a data strategy which encompasses how data is handled at each and every point of interaction helps to provide assurance that all data being used to make important business ...


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Horror Stories or Secret Sauce: What are Ghost Restaurants?

  • Derek Rodner
  • 06.20.2019
  • Blog
As restaurant delivery becomes more popular than ever, restauranteurs are beginning to abandon the traditional brick-and-mortar restaurant in favor of something new and innovative.  Virtual kitchens, also known as ghost restaurants, are foodservice establishments without storefronts that focus ...


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The LP Endgame: Using Data Analytics To Combat Fraud Schemes

  • Derek Rodner
  • 04.25.2019
  • Blog
While using analytics to combat fraud isn’t as dangerous as leveling the Infinity Stone-fueled powers of Thanos –anticipating fraudulent behavior before it happens can feel daunting, defeating or just plain impossible if you don’t have the right attack plan in place. The good news is there is a ...


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The History of Business Intelligence Infographic

  • Derek Rodner
  • 03.21.2019
  • Blog
Ever wonder how business intelligence became what it is today?  Today, the term is used to describe a set of strategies and technologies used for analysis of business data. However, the term has actually been around since before the advent of modern technology, though it has been through more than ...


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How can Retailers Overcome the Big Challenges of Big Data?

  • Derek Rodner
  • 03.07.2019
  • Blog
Looking back at the past few years, retail technology trends have shown that retailers who are able to make sense of their data have been able to overcome the challenge of evolving customer expectations.  Retailers now have unprecedented access to massive amounts of operational and consumer data, ...


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