Storm Radar

As leaders around the world gather in Paris this week to discuss climate change, the eyes of the world are on them as they...


From the blog of: Cory Hanna
big data, Climate Change, Predictive Analytics

Strategy Diagram

I always find it interesting that as a company we go through planning processes each year but then fail to support...


From the blog of: Robert Stickle
Dashboards, Planning, Strategy, Strategic Plan, metrics

Circuit board of human brain

Companies are finally starting to realize the power of analytics while not forgetting the human element to it. When analytics is embraced it can be used to improve operations, support employees and...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik
Delta P4, Data, Analytics, Human Element, Organizational Alignment, decision making

Polling Station

Over the past few weeks, Canadians have been bombarded by the vigorous efforts of each of the main political parties to garner their vote...


From the blog of: Cory Hanna
big data, Voter Turnout, Election, Analysis, Data, Data Collection

Sheep and Rhino walking across a small wood log

 

Most companies collect mountains of data, with some not even realizing how much they really have.  The challenge for most is to turn this valuable asset...


From the blog of: Robert Stickle
competitive advantage, Data, Qlik, Qlik Sense, Natural Analytics

Data. It’s everywhere. You can’t go anywhere without hearing about it. But who would have thought data would be in the ocean? I sure didn’t! The world is creating so much data but what are we going to do with it? How are we going to turn it...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik
big data, Data Collection, Ocean Data Industry, Technology

Although technology is important when talking about data and reporting, there is more to your data success than just the technology you use. Companies also need their data to be driven by their processes, accessibility to information, and people oriented culture ...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik
Data, empowered users, decision making, people, processes, Delta P4, Business Intelligence, competitive advantage

Are you listening to your data? It’s screaming to be noticed. It has a lot of stories to tell and wants to show you ways to better respond to challenges, seize opportunities, improve sales and marketing efforts and become more efficient and effective overall. Your data is...


From the blog of: Hannah Gzik
Data, Analytics, BI platform, data storytelling, construction industry

As an avid auto enthusiast, I’m always amazed to see the innovations that the auto industry is bringing to the highways these days.   However, have you ever taken a step back for a moment to see what kinds of new things are coming to the market?  Auto makers have pretty much nailed how to make a car accelerate, corner and brake with confidence and their styling is leaps and bounds...


From the blog of: Cory Hanna
internet of things, big data, automotive industry, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Business Intelligence

In my previous posts I made a case for custom KPIs so let me also state that Industry KPIs shouldn’t be completely ignored.  Let me illustrate through a story from my past.

At the time I was working for an insurance company and one of the industry performance indicators that was used by the industry as a benchmark was called “Expense Ratio”.  At the time, our company didn’t focus on...


From the blog of: Robert Stickle
KPI, Key Performance Indicators, Benchmarkets, Insurance, Business Intelligence

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