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The Importance of Telling Stories with Data

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 01.10.2019
  • Blog
Stories are 22 times more memorable than facts. This is why we can recall stories told to us from years ago, yet not remember a simple fact we heard a week ago, or even earlier this morning. It’s no secret that stories are a powerful tool when it comes to sharing information. After all, stories ...


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The Psychology Behind Loyalty Programs

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 12.06.2018
  • Blog
Many companies use a reward system or loyalty program in an attempt to make customers more devoted. Top loyalty programs from successful retailers such as Sephora and Amazon have made remarkable impacts on their ability to sustain and gain a loyal customer base. Reward programs entice people to ...


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The Rise of Business Intelligence in Convenience Stores

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 11.29.2018
  • Blog
The convenience industry’s profit margins aren’t what they used to be.  They can range from pennies on a fuel transaction to more than 50% on a foodservice sale.  This means that parsing the right numbers can reveal what’s selling well, how best to promote, bundle, and merchandise wares, and how to ...


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From Zero to Data Hero: Defeating Inefficiency with Insight

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 11.01.2018
  • Blog
While the data champion advocates for the importance of collecting and leveraging data, data heroes are the individuals at every level of the organization who answer the call, pick up the mantle, and wield data to battle inefficiencies and make better decisions across the enterprise.  Like any good ...


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6 Ways to Ensure your Data Analytics Efforts Fail

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 09.20.2018
  • Blog
In late 2017, Gartner revealed that about 60% of big data analytics and business intelligence projects fail to move past the preliminary piloting and experimentation phases and will ultimately be abandoned.  Shortly after, one of their industry analysts revealed that they were too conservative in ...


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Awakening your Data: The Genesis of the Data Champion

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 09.13.2018
  • Blog
Used effectively, data can help businesses make faster, more educated decisions that identify opportunities, improve profits, ensure compliance, and boost organization-wide efficiency.  However, in order to reap the rewards of becoming a data-driven organization, businesses require adequate data ...


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How to Destroy Data Silos and Boost your Bottom Line

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 08.30.2018
  • Blog
Today, businesses are drowning in data but starving for actionable insights.  The good news is that most departments are already familiar with some sort of Business Intelligence (BI) or Data Analytics solution with the power to make sense of massive amounts of data.  According to our recent survey ...


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Gas Stations Using Data Analytics To Predict & Track Sales

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 04.25.2018
  • Blog
Running a successful gas station as a sole operation or as an extension to a grocery or convenience chain means juggling numerous data feeds. Recently, a southern-based grocery chain approached Agilence because they needed assistance reconciling disparate data feeds from their gas pumps and their ...


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How Grocery Stores are Boosting Deli Sales with Data Analytics

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 04.19.2018
  • Blog
Remember the days when you’d saunter into the supermarket for some freshly sliced deli meats and cheeses? You’d approach the friendly butcher, ask for a pound of your favorite ham, and chit-chat about the weather while he sliced your order. Back up on the scale, your ham weighs in at 1.03 lbs and ...


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