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How to Calculate Year Over Year Growth

During the year, there are a number of metrics to track, and it’s easy to get sucked in and lose sight of the big picture. But those short-term metrics don’t gauge how your business is doing overall.


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

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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Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Data Analytics

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

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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5 Tips for Maximizing the Value of Exception-Based Reporting Systems

Exception-Based Reporting (EBR) has been widely used by retailers to analyze transactional data for over 25 years.  The most common purpose of this type of reporting has been to help loss prevention professionals at retail organizations to easily identify instances of potentially fraudulent ...


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The History of Business Intelligence Infographic

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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Tidying Up your Data With The Marie Kondo Method

Cleaning mogul, Marie Kondo’s rise to popularity may seem as if it occurred overnight when her show, Tidying up with Marie Kondo was released on Netflix, New Year’s Day. However, unbeknownst to many, Marie Kondo had made a name for herself within the ‘cleaning world’ long before the hit show’s ...


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