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Wake Up Call: Your Users Want Better Information Visualization

Data sets can often become a tangled web of information that gets so complicated it hampers BI processes. When you’re pulling information from various sources, it’s not uncommon to discover weaknesses in your company infrastructure that […]

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Straight Talk: Yurbi Vs Crystal Reports; Strengths and Weaknesses

You won’t find many business intelligence companies knowledgeable enough -and willing to- talk about competitor’s products. In fact, when we compare Yurbi to other business intelligence (BI) solution, people are often surprised. But at 5000fish, we […]

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Straight Talk: Pros and Cons of SAP Crystal Reports and Crystal Reports Server

At 5000fish, our Customer Success team takes great pride in being thoroughly educated about our product. We feel that’s the only way we can help you determine if Yurbi is the right business intelligence solution for […]

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3 Signs Your Help Desk Management Data Discovery Needs to be Changed

Data discovery is an extremely important aspect of Business Intelligence. Rather than focusing on static reporting, it emphasizes analytics from an interactive and visual approach. With traditional BI, information consumers ask a question, which is answered […]

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What Your Boss Wants to Know About Business Intelligence Tools

You may have your heart set on ditching your legacy business intelligence tools for a modern, efficient, and user-friendly system. Getting a buy-in from leadership, however, can be complicated. In order to get that buy-in, it […]

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How to Better Utilize Data Mining for Business Intelligence

When it comes to Business Intelligence, there are two types of users. First, there are the power-users—data scientists with advanced computer and mathematics degrees who spend their days manipulating data. Then, there is everyone else. The […]

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The Benefits (And Challenges) Of Business Dashboards

Business dashboards connect users with critical information and data at-a-glance. Users can pull everything from sales and marketing data to inventory reports to finance, to website analytics into a dashboard. Those dashboards put critical information into […]

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Microsoft Excel in Place of Business Intelligence Tools: the Downfalls

There are some BI providers who completely discount Excel for business intelligence. The truth is, Excel is extremely flexible and is almost limitless in its value to users. It is the world’s most widely used spreadsheet—and […]

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5 Common Mistakes of Business Dashboards

A business dashboard can be a powerful addition to any organization- revealing critical insights that lead to better decision-making, improved productivity and enhanced performance. Unfortunately, after investing a considerable amount of money and time into the […]

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What is a Business Dashboard and Do We Need Dashboard Software?

Business dashboards are generating a lot of buzz these days, which may have you wondering whether your organization needs dashboard software. Without learning about your business we can’t say definitively that it would benefit from dashboard […]

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