Category Archive for ‘BI Problems and Solutions’

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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4 Steps to Creating an Effective Dashboard

If you’re considering using a business dashboard to gain insights, improve processes and take your organization to the next level, you need to know not all dashboards are created equal. An effective dashboard doesn’t just “happen;” […]

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User-Friendly BI Software: the Advantages and Why You Need It

Business intelligence is extremely complex. Even power-users that seem to know everything there is to know about BI would admit behind closed doors that they don’t truly know the full potential of BI. So when you […]

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5000fish Editorial: You Don’t Need Tech Knowledge to Rock Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence is an extremely complex and complicated concept. Even the most advanced developers and data scientists can’t always wrap their analytical minds around everything that’s involved in BI. This why so many “average” users shy […]

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Business Intelligence For Companies Ready To Grow