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Even with the best intentions, business intelligence initiatives often end up failing. Why is this? The main reason is that most companies put most of their focus and effort on the tools for the job and forget to ensure they have the right environment to ensure...


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US Election 2016

Since you’re probably not living under a rock, you’ve most likely been watching the current US election. It’s been a roller coaster ride to say the least. 

One of the many things seen for the first time in over a century during...


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“But how am I supposed to know what they want if they don’t tell me how they feel?”

This was the question I was asked during a coaching session with a supervisor the other day. She had received good marks on her feedback survey from her staff, but like most managers, there were a few areas that could use improvement. 

The difficult part was, there were...


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Leadership, emotional intelligence, Team Building, Management

We’ve always believed strongly that people are the competitive advantage of organizations today. Not just bodies through the doors though, but rather people who believe in the work they are doing and find meaning in it; people who are enabled to learn and grow both professionally and personally; people who feel like they have a voice at their organization and control over their work.

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Leadership, employee engagement, Management, participation age

No organization should be left in the dark when it comes to their data - both how to use it and how to store and access it. BizXcel, Server Cloud Canada and OnServe are pleased to offer a workshop on November 20th to help you see more clearly so you can utilize your data better...


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Events

Networking is the name of the game, so we’re back on the road travelling to Kitchener to be an exhibitor on November 18th (from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm) at the 2014 Business Expo. 

Come and check out our booth – no excuses, because it’s free to the public! And if that isn’t a good enough reason then let us tell you that local restaurants and caterers will be giving FREE samples of food! AND...


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Events

We’ve booked up our calendar for tradeshows, conventions and webinars over the next few months. On November 12th and 13th our Sales Department will be heading off to the 88th Annual Ontario Trucking Association Convention at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Toronto. 

This convention is for trucking owners and managers where they gather together to gain knowledge, share inspiration and have a...


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Events, Transportation, Data

Being a leader means spending a lot of time making decisions.

You know how important it is to have the data you need for decision-making. However, data alone often isn't enough for a decision to be made. 

Decision-making is a complicated process. Everyone has a different method for making decisions they are confident with. Throw several people together who need to agree on one...


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Data, QlikView, decision making

Success in business depends on good observation skills and being aware of what’s going on around you. Changes in the economy, your industry, with you competitors or within your own company can happen quickly and you need to be agile and able to respond quickly. 

Fancy you have good observation skills? Take the test below and find out how you measure up.

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QlikView, Business Intelligence, Data, Data Solutions, Business Discovery, Dashboards

Portland, Oregon – 1972

A young college dropout wanders into a calligraphy class at Reed College. He becomes fascinated with the art form and starts studying it fervently. It becomes his obsession for the next 18 months.

At this time, Reed College offers some of the highest quality calligraphy instruction in the country, every poster, every drawer on the campus features...


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Business Intelligence, business improvement, Leadership, employee engagement

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