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Are You Tracking the Right Facebook Advertising Metrics?

In light of Facebook’s recent focus on local commerce–like the little icon of a storefront at the bottom of your mobile app–it’s obvious 2016 is the year Facebook decided to step up its game in the business community. In fact,…

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Deeper than Data: Exploring the Philosophical Side of SEO

Data analytics for SEO is still a relatively new field, and as such, there are some philosophically intriguing areas of focus that anyone trying to improve their page rankings should be ready to lend some careful consideration to. Goodhart’s Law…

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Dashboarding Through the “Fog of DATA War”

I apologize in advance for this total ‘blog geek out’ about to happen, but bear with me – there is an analogy and purpose. If you’ve ever played any type of RTS or Strategy PC game in the past couple…

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Beware of Scale Bias – and Prevent It with Interactive Intelligence

On the road, I often see some amazing dashboard designs. Sometimes when we make charts and graphs though, we combine too much information into one chart. I regularly see charts that have measurements of many items against one X axis.…

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Before the Browse: Dashboard First Impressions

iDashboards allows organizations to deliver unique experiences to every user – charts and dashboards they get to see and how they can be edited. Too often, though, little thought is given to what users see even before they begin to…

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Code Red

The cover of the March 10, 2014 issue of the TIME magazine was called “Code Red”. The cover story announces: “How an unlikely group of high-tech wizards revived President Obama’s troubled HealthCare.gov website.” As the topic, Affordable Care Act or…

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Back to Basics

The more I talk to people about anything Business Intelligence, the more buzz words I get to hear e.g. Big Data, Prescriptive Analytics, Hadoop, YARN, Pig, etc. For most SMBs that I talk to, however, (humbly putting) these terms are…

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Limitations: Misunderstood

Limits can be subject to mathematic calculations, sequence, function, time, space, speed, weight, age, scientific, engineering, legal, technical, language, emotional… Some limitations are subject to personal or technical capability, such as earning potential or hard drive space.  Over time, however,…

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Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty

On my daily commute, after one of Michigan’s most brutal winters, I have the opportunity to encounter multiple pot holes. Those nasty, alignment-altering holes that go deeper and deeper from the surface until they get to the nitty-gritty layer that…

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Foreclosing on Past Due Reporting

In a time of fast membership growth and even faster growing regulations, it’s more important now than ever for credit unions to get a handle on their KPIs and metrics. With dashboards, understanding KPIs and metrics is far faster and…

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