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Do You Have A Wizard of Microsoft Excel? 5 Risks of Relying on Them For Your Business Reports

In small business, it’s typical for employees wear more than one hat. But when an organization or team counts on one employee for all of their reporting needs, they’re taking a big (and unnecessary) risk. Drawing […]

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User-Friendly Business Intelligence; What To Do When Your Report Developer’s Too Busy

When we’re talking with organizations about their business intelligence options, we often find there’s a vast disconnect between those who need information (requesters) and those who provide it (developers). In most cases that’s because the organization […]

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Stop the End of the Month Hustle; 3 Signs You Need to Automate Operational Reporting

The end of the month is just days away, and that means it’s time for the end of the month hustle. Your team is digging for data, scrambling for metrics and pulling late nights to get […]

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Can We Afford Business Intelligence Software?

When we ask small to mid-sized organizations why they aren’t using a business intelligence (BI) solution, they often reply, “It’s too expensive.” Either a. A few years ago they looked into BI software and its price […]

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Straight Talk: Yurbi vs DOMO; Strengths and Weaknesses

Keeping informed about new business intelligence (BI) software is important to us at 5000fish. That’s because understanding the pros and cons of other BI tools gives us the knowledge to help our prospective customers choose the […]

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Best Cloud BI Vendors for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Yurbi is a great solution for many small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), but we realize it isn’t the right fit for everyone. For example, on occasion we’ll start talking to a potential customer and realize they […]

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Straight Talk: Pros and Cons of SAP Business Objects

Our potential customers assume we’ll educate them about Yurbi. After all, that’s the only way they’ll know if Yurbi is the right solution for their needs. What they don’t expect is our Customer Success team to […]

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Straight Talk: Yurbi Vs Business Objects; Strengths and Weaknesses

Knowledge is power; that’s the philosophy that fuels our unique approach to Customer Success at 5000fish. We believe the more you know about your business intelligence (BI) options, the better prepared you’ll be to choose a […]

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Best Dashboard Software for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Business dashboards can help your organization gain valuable insights, improve processes and save money. But knowing which one is best for your business can be a bit confusing. In fact, business leaders often ask members of […]

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The Importance of Mobile BI in Today’s Information Visualization Age

Mobile technology enables employees to access corporate data 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world. However, not all applications and platforms allow users to access mission-critical data on the go—some […]

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