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...

From the blog of: Renee Eaton

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...

From the blog of: Renee Eaton

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...

From the blog of: Renee Eaton
Events, Transportation, Data

How many stories do you remember from your childhood? I bet you can think of at least a dozen off the top of your head. And I bet you can tell me the specifics of each of those stories. 

Now how many reports and presentations can you remember from the last year at work? You probably couldn’t tell me the specifics of even one. 

Why is it that you can remember details from stories...

From the blog of: Cory Hanna
Data, Effective Presentations

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...

From the blog of: Renee Eaton
Data, QlikView, decision making

The other day I was walking downtown in a hurry (much like I always am). I had a big report due and was spending my entire week at this quaint coffee shop. 

I plan every minute of my day. So when anything out of the ordinary throws me off my schedule, I panic. 

This day I walked the same route and passed the same woman sitting in a store front nook. She had bare feet, tussled...

From the blog of: Hannah Gzik

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.


From the blog of: Renee Eaton
QlikView, Business Intelligence, Data, Data Solutions, Business Discovery, Dashboards

Today, having actionable information is the key to competitive advantage. Industries have been improving everything they can on the machine side. They have invested and leveraged their people. These were the roads to competitive advantage, but with everyone doing this, new avenues must be found.


From the blog of: Robert Stickle
Business Intelligence, QlikView, Business Discovery

After the last time we chatted, I got a bit of a hard time from my co-workers regarding my announcement that pin cushions and needles excite me. OK, so when I say it like that, the harmless jibes may have been well deserved. Of course, if you read my last article, you’ll know I wasn’t talking about real pin cushions. I was talking about the nasty bits of bad data one can find when you start...

From the blog of: Cory Hanna
Business Intelligence, Data, Dashboards, QlikView

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...

From the blog of: Renee Eaton
Business Intelligence, business improvement, Leadership, employee engagement


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