Category Archive for ‘BI Problems and Solutions’

The Top 4 Most Important Training Options to Look for in a BI Solution

We’ve previously noted that user adoption is a huge pain point that has plagued the business intelligence (BI) industry for years. One factor that influences BI adoption failure is a lack of training. Often, companies will […]

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8 Tips for Building Better Executive Marketing Dashboards

What does it take to implement a great marketing plan for your business? A well-thought-out strategy, a carefully mapped out plan of execution, a great team to carry out the legwork, and a marketing dashboard to […]

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The Top 7 Reasons Why Business Intelligence User Adoption Fails

The business intelligence (BI) industry has been plagued with poor user adoption for years. Though implementing a BI solution is a top CIO initiative year after year, BI has a huge failure rate within companies. We […]

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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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