Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft Excel’

Everything You Need to Know About DOMO’s New Pricing Page

{Updated Sept 2018} This page has lots of updates over the past few years as Domo goes from a public pricing page to a contact us now approach to see the prices.   They are now back […]

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Using an Excel Dashboard as Your BI Solution? 5 Drawbacks to Know

At 5000fish, we frequently refer to Microsoft Excel as the number one business intelligence (BI) tool in the world because it is the most used business application by far. On the surface, it’s a simple tool […]

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Case Study: Yurbi Tackles a Data Extraction Nightmare (That’s More Common Than You Think)

Here at 5000fish, we encounter many unique challenges companies face regarding data collection, storage, and reporting. Recently, we took on a customer that was facing a data extraction problem. The customer is a manufacturing company that […]

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Feature Update: Improved Excel and CSV File Processing

Once a company reaches a certain size, housing data and building dashboards in Excel becomes pretty risky and it makes more sense for the company to transition to an agile BI solution, like Yurbi. However, we recognize […]

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How to Sell Your Boss on Business Intelligence (And Look Like a Hero)

A common question we receive is, “How do I sell my boss on purchasing a Business Intelligence solution?” This question most often arises once a company has reached 100 or more employees, especially because business intelligence […]

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3 Reasons to Stop Bringing Spreadsheets to Handout At Your Team Meetings

Here’s a scenario many business leaders are all too familiar with. A manager holds a meeting with his or her team leaders to discuss a spreadsheet. When the team leaders pull out their spreadsheets, everyone’s version […]

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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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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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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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