Category Archive for ‘BI Problems and Solutions’

6 Criteria That Make Up Your BI Usage Profile (And Why You Need One)

Buying business intelligence (BI) software can be a complicated process, which is why at 5000fish, we work to educate our customers as much as possible before they enter a relationship with us. One mistake we often […]

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Considering OLAP vs OLTP? 3 Things to Know (and Why the Choice is Clear for Us)

Every so often, potential customers ask us whether they should store data within an OLAP Cube or a transactional database. Yurbi does not support OLAP Cubes which means we recommend using a transactional database instead, but […]

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5 Common Mistakes People Make When Buying BI Software

Once upon a time at 5000fish, before we created Yurbi, we were Business Intelligence (BI) buyers. Our experiences purchasing BI software ranged from good to terrible, and at the time we wished there was information available […]

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The Right Versus Wrong Way to Buy Business Intelligence Software

At 5000fish, we want to ensure you are fully educated when you decide to purchase a BI solution. We believe that BI is an incredibly valuable tool for businesses when they purchase the right solution to […]

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5 Great Options for Overlaying Data on Geographical or GIS Maps

One of the most powerful data visualizations available today is Geographic Information System (GIS) maps, which allows data to be displayed on custom or geographical maps. Overlaying data on custom maps is useful for a variety […]

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6 Use Cases for Embedded Analytics for Businesses (That Are Not Software Vendors)

At 5000fish, we believe that data should be easy to understand and should be highly shareable, which is why we’ve worked hard to ensure that Yurbi users can easily share data with embedded reports and report […]

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How to Determine Your Use Case When Purchasing a BI Solution

Buying a business intelligence (BI) solution is similar to purchasing a car – it’s a big investment that requires research and due diligence in order to make the best decision. This is why determining your use […]

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6 Benefits of Using Yurbi for Your ERP Reports and Dashboards

Here at 5000fish, we receive frequent inquires about whether Yurbi can integrate with enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. ERP systems are most often a suite of integrated business applications that store and manage data, therefore it’s […]

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9 Questions to Ask to Determine If You’re Ready to Buy BI Software

Here at 5000fish, we work with a lot of customers who are in the market to buy business intelligence (BI) software. We see customers who are at different stages of the buying cycle, including those who […]

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5 ITIL Questions All Service Managers Should Ask

Service desk managers may often feel that they are losing ground, getting left behind, or just being left out of the conversation. All too often they are overworked, given few resources, and left to their own […]

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