Mapping

In January, Qlik announced the acquisition of Idevio. This company provides geographical software and services which has allowed Qlik to add an in-depth geographical dimension to data. Qlik already had strong mapping capabilities but with Geoanalytics you can...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

Light bulb

As technology continues to bring about new opportunities for business it also is driving more disruption for the insurance industry. The 2017 Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Conference (ICTC) is happening in Toronto this month where industry experts will...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

Conference audience

It’s that wonderful time of the year where we register our team members to attend Qlik Qonnections; the premier BI conference that brings data enthusiasts together to network, share insights and learn. 

This year we have Lucas...


From the blog of: Anonymous

Tradeshow

I believe one of the most powerful ways to collect data is by exhibiting at a tradeshow – I’m not saying go register for every 2017 tradeshow there is but if the verticals you sell into have successful tradeshow events I urge you to take the time upfront...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

Telescope

Ask yourself this question, does your data have a purpose? If not, you’re probably stuck in some sort of holding pattern. Data analytics has been transforming organizations, helping leaders manage their team performance, analyze customer retention,...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

Trust

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...


From the blog of: Renee Eaton

Female disappointed at computer

On calls with prospects, we often hear about their disappointment with new analytical platforms in which they’ve invested so much time and energy. Despite thinking they were fantastic based on what the vendor...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

Kids learning to play piano

Not enough knowledge is a dangerous thing...

I had originally come across the concept of the Dunning-Kruger effect in an undergrad psychology class. It was developed by 2 psychologists in 2000...


From the blog of: Mark Mathieu

Holiday donation jar

‘Tis the season for giving.   When out shopping at this time of year, you often hear the sound of the ringing bells and see the volunteers standing beside their donation kettles, hoping to remind you that there are others out there...


From the blog of: Cory Hanna

Blood sugar testing

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot about diabetes in the news. Everything from tweaking nutrition to exercise and yes, even how data can help manage the metabolic disease. Diabetes seems to be one disease that is growing exponentially and...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

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