Business Solutions

Documentation: How to Save Your Organization Time & Money

I met an industry colleague for coffee a few weeks ago. He was in a tough situation and was looking for guidance.

He’s a VP of Finance and like most senior leaders, hasn’t been in the weeds...

3 Initial Steps Towards Becoming A Data-First Organization

If you haven't updated data analytics strategy in the past 18-24 months, it’s probably obsolete. How can you keep it fresh?

Successful business analytics begins with an understanding of...

Driving Towards Success: How to Create a Culture of Training

When I was younger, I couldn’t wait to drive a car. I begged my mom to let me steer our wood-paneled station wagon down Brewster Road. Not surprisingly, she only let me honk the horn.

As I...

5 Obstacles to Driving ROI From Business Analytics

C-level executives and managers can all agree with the notion that business intelligence is critical to strategic, data-first decision-making. It seems obvious: smarter is better.

Is Your Business Intelligence Strategy Past Its "Sell-By" Date?

The adult mayfly usually spends 48 hours, max, on earth before it dies. That milk in your fridge will start to curdle within a week or two of the day you bought it. Those Valentine’s Day...

What is Enterprise Performance Management all about?

There is a common tendency for any conversation around Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) to become a software selection debate. 

Technology Resistance: How to Drive Change and Adoption

You spent the money. You bought the technology. And no one adopted it.

I’m recently worked with a client who experienced this problem. Less than 5 years ago, the organization invested in...