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The Psychology Behind Business Dashboards

  • Eric Miller
  • 11.15.2018
  • Blog
Within the past decade, dashboards have become an increasingly popular way for businesses to internally display data. But, why is this? For one, they are ‘eye candy’ when compared to an excel spreadsheet. However, it’s more than just the visual aspect that makes it such a great way to house your ...


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How to Spread Data Literacy Across the Enterprise

  • Derek Rodner
  • 11.08.2018
  • Blog
There are two keys to unlocking the power of data.  It should come as no surprise that technology is the first, but the second is less obvious – it’s people.  As organizations democratize data, there is an implied expectation that employees will know what to do with the data once it’s shared with ...


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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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Putting Restaurant Franchisee Data into Focus

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 10.25.2018
  • Blog
Big data is big business for restaurant franchisees in the Information Age.  Collecting and analyzing massive amounts of data can be a powerful business function, and the world’s most innovative companies have been investing in it for years.  But the franchise world has been relatively slow to ...


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Breakage or Escheatment? Making Sense of Unused Gift Card Data

  • Seth Aaronson
  • 10.18.2018
  • Blog
Gift cards are the number one most requested present during the holiday season and nearly 20% of all gift cards are purchased during the winter holidays.  As the weather begins to cool and the holidays approach, it’s more important than ever for retailers and restauranteurs to make sure that their ...


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How to Achieve True Data-Driven Enterprise Oversight

  • Catherine Penizotto
  • 10.11.2018
  • Blog
At the highest level, organizations turn to Business Intelligence and Data Analytics to make strategic business decisions that can dramatically affect a company’s bottom line and future direction.  A siloed business environment, in terms of both data and/or culture will make any sort of enterprise ...


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Taco Bell's FRANMAC 2018 Recap

  • Roni Bell
  • 10.09.2018
  • Blog
Our team had a great time at the 2018 FRANMAC convention in Las Vegas! FRANMAC is the Taco Bell Franchise Management Advisory Council and their annual convention offers all Taco Bell franchisees the opportunity to come together along with industry operators and vendors to strengthen sales, profits, ...


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Battling America's Opioid Epidemic with Pharmacy Data Analytics

  • Derek Rodner
  • 10.04.2018
  • Blog
The scope of America’s opioid epidemic is staggering, costing the US economy an estimated $78.5 billion a year and tragically taking an average of 115 lives each day.  There is no doubt that the misuse of and addiction to opioids including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids ...


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Agilence 2018 User Forum Recap

  • Adam Creamer
  • 09.27.2018
  • Blog
It hardly seems possible that Agilence’s fifth annual User Forum has already come and gone.  Attendees have deemed it a success and are already looking forward to next year.  But before we begin planning the 2019 User Forum, here’s a recap of what went down in Savannah, Georgia.


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6 Ways to Ensure your Data Analytics Efforts Fail

  • Eric Miller
  • 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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