In today’s economy, many businesses find themselves in competition with online retailers and large corporations that are able to offer reduced prices. In order for David to compete with Goliath, businesses must utilize every opportunity to gain an advantage.
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Building suppliers and manufacturers must embrace new technologies to better respond to challenges, overcome threats, and take advantage of opportunities to further grow their business.
What is the difference between traditional static reports and business intelligence? In this blog, we will explore the differences so you can be better informed about what your business needs.
All sales managers, whether in retail, wholesale distribution or manufacturing, face the same pressure to reduce costs while increasing sales. Most sales teams are responsible for managing the sales of multiple product lines with a variety of products in each line.
Executives across different regions and industries have to meet seemingly conflicting targets. On one hand, you want to maximize both your own and your employees’ productivity, through both hard and smart work. At the same time, you don’t want to burn out your employees and see them leave to work for another company.
B&R Enclosures is a private family-owned Australian business with global ambitions.
The BI Survey 16 is the world’s largest survey of business intelligence software users. In 2016, BARC Research, producers of the survey, received reviews from 3,137 users of 37 different BI products. Read this blog to see how Phocas compares with QlikView.
Managers in the food manufacturing industry are faced with the ongoing challenge of lowering costs and increasing revenue. Many are pressed for time to achieve this.
Believe it or not, data analytics has not always been valued by sales teams. Like many forms of enterprise software, the early days of analytics applications left sales teams unsatisfied.
BARC Research’s annual business intelligence survey received reviews from 3,137 users of 37 BI tools. Based on the survey results, BARC created The BI Survey 16, an annual report that compares the software vendors head-to-head in 32 different categories. In this blog, see how Phocas compares with Microsoft Power BI.
To gain and maintain a competitive edge in today’s fast-paced economy, it has never been more crucial to make an investment in data analytics software. However, there are factors to consider before making such an investment.
Companies that invest in business intelligence (BI) are able to identify and eliminate ineffective procedures, streamline operations, and achieve a competitive advantage over companies without BI.
The most important task for many managers is to improve profit margins. Therefore, low sales figures, high inventory costs, and not enough hours in the day are the most common stressors faced by managers in wholesale distribution. But what if a business intelligence (BI) tool could assist with these issues and help to improve business performance?
Measuring revenue, identifying lost sales and discovering cross-sell opportunities are critical to the performance of a sales team. In this blog, we'll demonstrate how you can do this quickly and simply.
For sales leaders, the ability to communicate about the progress of your team in an informative way is essential. As businesses are creating more data than ever before, drawing insights from your information becomes even more difficult as you may not know where to focus.
As we are about to enter a new financial year in some markets, it is an opportune time for businesses to reflect on their achievements and on their difficulties of the past year.
In the age of data, choosing not to invest in a quality business intelligence (BI) solution may mean your sales team are losing market share to your competitors.
“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge” according to best selling author, John Naisbitt. Today’s businesses have the ability to collect an extraordinary amount of information on everything from customer buying patterns and feedback to supply chain management and marketing efforts. Are you drawing value from your data?
Microsoft Excel is frequently referred to as the number one business intelligence (BI) tool because it is one of the most commonly used applications. For smaller businesses, Excel is an effective tool for simple calculations and analysis. However, as your business grows, your need for sophisticated data analysis will outgrow Excel's capabilities.
It is no secret that the automotive aftermarket is becoming increasingly competitive.
As businesses grow, so too does the amount of data available to track and analyze.