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How to Promote Data Literacy

It’s one thing to understand that data is important, but for many organizations the real trick is bridging the gap between having data and using it. If you’ve spent much time working with data, you’ve probably heard (and said) the…

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How to Create A Data-Led Content Strategy For Your Business

The content marketing world is in somewhat of an awkward transitional phase. On one hand, you have staunch advocates of — for lack of a better term — the old ways: writing exclusively for people, going by your gut, running…

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The Case Against Excel

If you consider yourself to be a data guru, what I’m about to say may surprise you. One in five businesses are still using spreadsheets as their main tool to communicate data internally. Now, don’t get us wrong, we understand…

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Top 10 Dashboard Mistakes to Avoid

From pie charts to spark lines, the world of data visualization is full of possibilities. But creating a dashboard takes careful planning and strategy – and sometimes even the most aesthetically pleasing charts, graphs, and reports fail to clearly deliver…

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How to Communicate & Engage with Remote Employees

In the past decade, remote employment has consistently been on the rise. Thanks to digital technologies, companies have been given the freedom of providing it as an option. Nearly half of American workers say they spend at least some time…

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3 Ways to Present More Accurate Charts: Or, How to Avoid Leading People On

Across the globe, businesses are at a simultaneously empowering and frightening place where data is concerned. They have more of it, more avenues to access it, and more ways to share it. One such way to share data has been…

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Does Your Data Need a Dashboard?

It should come as no surprise that every organization needs data to compete and find success in today’s business landscape. The most challenging part, however, is turning your data into information that audiences want to consume. That means choosing the…

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Proactive Dashboards Put You in Control

I like to keep my ear to the ground in the world of business intelligence, so when I come across something that is unfamiliar to me, I tend to geek out a bit. Recently, as I was researching dashboards (as…

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Defining Strategic KPIs

Peter Drucker, famed management consultant, once said, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Insightful? Sure, but what he didn’t say was what to measure. Almost every company knows the importance of KPIs and metrics when it comes…

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How to Improve Your Team’s Productivity (Without Compromising Quality and Efficiency)

Does your team have a productivity problem? If so, they’re in good company. About 75 percent of employers say that more than two hours of each work day is spent being unproductive. That adds up to about ten hours a…

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