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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

  • Roni Bell
  • 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

  • Roni Bell
  • 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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Gas Stations Using Data Analytics To Predict & Track Sales

  • Shawn Wood
  • 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

  • Eric Miller
  • 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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