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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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Awakening your Data: The Genesis of the Data Champion

  • Eric Miller
  • 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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The Role of Data in the Digital Transformation of C-Stores

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 09.06.2018
  • Blog
Consistent technological advancements have disrupted nearly every industry.  Within just a few years, the term digital transformation has evolved from a non-descript buzzword to a necessary business-wide strategy.  With the increasing number of disruptors in the convenience space, C-Stores will ...


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How to Destroy Data Silos and Boost your Bottom Line

  • Eric Miller
  • 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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How to Embrace Omnichannel in Any Industry

  • Raoul Ricard
  • 08.23.2018
  • Blog
Creating an omnichannel customer experience has been a priority in retail for years.  The goal of an omnichannel strategy is to improve customer experience by tying together various communication channels to create one unified, flexible customer experience.  As advancing technologies continue to ...


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QSR Is Dead

  • David Pettit
  • 05.08.2018
  • Blog
The Restaurant Leadership Conference has come and gone, and as first-time attendees, we were very impressed. The sessions and speakers were captivating, attendees were engaged, and the topics were eye-opening. Many of the sessions at the conference seemed to focus on three large concepts: ...


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2018 MURTEC Recap - The Shift Towards Vertical-Focused Data Insights

  • Adam Creamer
  • 05.01.2018
  • Blog
Another MURTEC has come and gone from sunny Las Vegas, and I think we can all agree that this was a great one.  Technology has always existed in the restaurant world, but this year’s multi-unit restaurant technology tradeshow marked an interesting shift in how technology is being utilized.  Of ...


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