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Do you know what's going on in your business?

By Paul Smullen on August 13, 2018

As a company grows, it becomes increasingly challenging for senior management to answer key questions about the business’s health, progress and customers. Paradoxically, much of the data required to answer these questions will already be held by the business. However, this data is usually stored in multiple locations, making it challenging to ‘knit together’ and draw insights fast.

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Topics: Business Intelligence for SMEs, Campaign Optimization, Business Analytics, Marketing

Pricing options for Microsoft Power BI

By Paul Smullen on August 11, 2018
Microsoft Power BI is fast becoming a market leader in data visualisation for businesses of all sizes.  They have achieved this by providing their solution in a number of licencing models to suit all budgets and needs.  This means that you can invest in the use pf Power BI without a huge initial outlay and without fear that you may out-grow the software.
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Topics: business intelligence

Passing the 'So What?' test.

By Paul Smullen on July 02, 2018

An associate of mine recently asked me how we pass the 'So What?' test.  With all the hype and buzzwords out there around data and AI, we really try to keep it simple.  This short video helps answer the question....

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How to approach your Business Intelligence project

By Paul Smullen on May 04, 2018

 

How to approach your Business Intelligence project


If you are reading this then you most likely have some interest in creating or improving your business intelligence solution for your business - or your client's business. We are somewhat biased as a company in believing that any business with even moderate levels of data is missing out on a competitive edge by not employing some level of business intelligence technology. The internet is awash with all the reasons why this is true. This article is to set the scene for the fundamental thought processes on selecting and securing the data that should be brought into a business intelligence solution.

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Topics: business intelligence, Business Analytics, power bi

A GDPR seminar about a real world case

By Paul Smullen on March 07, 2018

Your chance to speak with the experts

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Topics: gdpr

People want to know - and they are going to ask!

By Paul Smullen on February 22, 2018

 

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Complete Our GDPR Readiness Checklist

By Paul Smullen on February 01, 2018

 

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the previous Data Protection Directive and is the most significant change to data protection legislation since 1995.

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Topics: gdpr

Measuring Advertising Effectiveness

By Paul Smullen on December 05, 2017

How effective is our advertising? A question asked in board rooms the world over and yet very often no one has a complete answer. This is hardly surprising since any given business or advertising campaign can be quite complex. Marketing across multiple channels, regions and markets can make it very difficult to determine what is working effectively.

At the end of any advertising campaign you need to know what your ROI (return on investment) is. How else can you determine if the campaign was worthwhile or if you should consider running a similar one again in the future?

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Topics: Advertising Effectiveness

Why you Should Consider Outsourcing your Business Intelligence Program

By Paul Smullen on November 29, 2017

Everyone is talking about business intelligence (BI). It's a hot topic regardless of your industry and so it should be. Having an effective business intelligence platform can be a valuable asset to your organisation and help you leverage your own data to improve your bottom line. Sounds great right!

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Topics: business intelligence

How to Better Showcase Profit and Growth to Stakeholders of Your Gaming Company

By Paul Smullen on November 21, 2017

Showcasing profit and growth can be a challenge for a gaming company. Merging various sets of information and trying to showcase it in a way stakeholders can understand can be time consuming, expensive and stressful.

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Topics: business intelligence, Business Analytics, Gaming

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