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Data Strategy

Why Top Healthcare Companies are Extracting Insights in Real-Time

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a radical digital transformation. Many organizations spent the 2010s attempting to upgrade painfully-outdated data storage and record-keeping systems. While these efforts may have had the best of intentions, they often proved too…

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Leverage Data, Know Your Customers, Predict the Future

Most decision-makers wish they had a crystal ball. After all, it would be invaluable to have foreknowledge of all the opportunities and trends that could propel our organizations toward success and perpetual growth for years to come. It’s natural to…

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Forget Best-in-Breed vs. Best-in-Suite: Here’s Why You Need an Umbrella Platform

Fragmented information can lead to catastrophe. We now know tragedies like Pearl Harbor and 9/11 may have been prevented had American intelligence-sharing been more cohesive. Instead, important pieces of information remained siloed in different agencies. Together, this intel could have…

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Want to Ensure Essential Buy-In? Tell a Story with Your Data

Hearing a story is the most effective way for individuals to remember things. Whether you’re relaying the details of a first date with your spouse or sharing how you felt watching a movie that had a tremendous impact on you…

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Push Technology is the Missing Link in Your Leadership

The worst nuclear disaster in U.S. history began with a relatively harmless malfunction — the failure of a secondary cooling circuit. Such issues weren’t uncommon at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Plant. The failed circuit wasn’t enough to do…

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Why Data Quality is Critical to Your Business

No one would expect an individual that has never exercised a day in their life and subsists on junk food to win the Boston Marathon. While we know this to be true, many organizations believe that gathering and leveraging low-quality data will suddenly provide keen…

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How Organizations Use Data and Visualization to Make Key Decisions

In the late 1700s at the dawn of the industrial revolution, knowledge and information about machinery, processes, and markets was captured in books and ledgers. Accurately keeping track of operations, sales data, market conditions, and overall performance of everything from…

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4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an Enterprise Information System to Be Competitive

The U.S. recently held its Olympic trials for several different sporting events, including track & field, gymnastics, swimming, and more. You know the drill: the first three finishers make the team; the others go home. This is the cruel reality…

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What is Operational Business Intelligence?

Imagine you’re the leader of a battle-hardened military unit. To reach your next objective, you’ll have to hoof it through hostile territory. It’s perilous terrain. Danger could lurk around any corner. In this scenario, what would you find more valuable?…

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How Your Company Can Utilize Data Visualization

You may hear the phrase “data visualization” thrown around a lot. You may have even dipped your toes into the world of charts and graphs or infographics for your company—but do you truly understand the power that can be harnessed…

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