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3 Reasons To Invest in Agile BI Software (not counting all the thanks you’ll get from IT and Business Users)

As a small to medium sized business (SMB) there’s a good chance you don’t employ an army of developers. In fact, your “IT team” may consist of one lone sole. As a result, there’s a good […]

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You’re Probably Unaware of These 5 Reasons Employees are Hacking Your Business Data (Plus How to Stop the Security Breach)

Every year, approximately 25 percent of small businesses fall victim to a cybercrime. Of those, 60 percent are out of business within six months.1 While protecting data from cyber criminals outside of your organization is imperative, […]

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14 Things You Should Know about Stale Data and Its Impact on Your Business Intelligence Efforts

Stale data can be valuable for spotting trends and tracking progress, but when it comes to making on-the-spot decisions, it’s of little use. In today’s fast-paced business environment, decision makers need access to real-time data. Read […]

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6 Reasons Why Business Users Are Not Happy With Your Business Intelligence Solution

If there’s one concern we hear from small to medium sized organizations time and again, it’s that they aren’t getting the business intelligence reports they need, or even want. Here are six reasons workers don’t get […]

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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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