SQL queries can be an essential component of application development, custom reports, and other solutions, but they can also cause lags in your application or report refreshes if they’re not optimized.
Microsoft’s Dynamics Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is an easy and efficient way to maintain your customer or partner contacts. You can build streamlined forms and reporting to start managing your customers immediately, since Dynamics CRM’s “out of the box” functionality is easily customizable to your specific needs.
Big data is everywhere. As the rise of multimedia, internet, social media and large enterprise data continues to skyrocket, the need for talented individuals to extract value and evolve the data will become lean. These individuals will be critical in leveraging the information in order for executives to make strategic business decisions moving forward.
We have recently posted a number of blog articles surrounding the topic of Business Intelligence. We understand that it is not only important to develop good BI solutions, but even more important is how your data is presented and it's ability to report accurate information as well as track your documents.
Below are three of our previous blog posts that focus on simplifying, streamlining and tracking your reporting for success as well as some important business intelligence best practices.
In the month of May we’re facilitating a BI Bake Off at 110 Consulting, pitting Microsoft Power View against Tableau 8. Both companies have recently launched new versions of their BI platforms; our analysts will dig in to cut through the smoke and mirrors to create candid side-by-side comparisons.
There is a myth about business intelligence solutions. They are simply not that intelligent or they don’t report the metrics and data you need to effectively run your organization and/or department.
When it comes to dashboards and reports, less is definitely more. We have access to a lot of data and often the temptation is to show it all. Could you imagine looking down from your steering wheel and all of the information on your dashboard was presented to you in a spreadsheet?
As all savvy business leaders know, reporting is the communication of critical information surrounding the operation and finances of businesses in order to make day to day decisions. While all businesses must engage in some form of reporting, doing it inefficiently can use up resources, time and money as well as confuse employees and people utilizing this information.