Tag: business operations

BI Users, Data Analyst

Using Data Analytics to Understand Gross Margin Attribution

August 26, 2022


Companies across sectors and of all sizes face a common problem: understanding their profit margins and identifying the levers that are attributing to those margins. It’s as fundamental to business operations as you can get – if the margin isn’t […]

BI Users, Data Analyst

How to Implement a Data Quality Framework

August 22, 2022


According to IDC, 30-50% of businesses experience gaps between their data expectations and reality. They have the data they need, but due to the presence of intolerable defects, they cannot use it as needed. These defects – also called Data […]

BI Categories, Data Mining

Data as a service: Top vendors offering data on tap

April 14, 2022

Via: CIO

With data-driven decisions and digital services at the center of most businesses these days, enterprises can never get enough data to fuel their operations. But not every bit of data that could benefit a business can be readily produced, cleansed, […]

BI Users, Business Users

4 out of 5 Mainframe Pros Say Mainframe is Critical to Business Operations

April 4, 2022

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Rocket Software has released a 2022 survey report titled “The State of the Mainframe.” The report, which is based on a survey of over 500 U.S. IT professionals in firms using mainframes focused on their priorities, challenges, and plans for […]

BI Users, IT Team

Tips from a senior business operations leader for empowering your healthcare IT team

July 20, 2021

Via: CIO

Managing people and teams can be challenging — delegating work, coaching and supporting their professional growth, and ensuring project meet deadlines and add value. It’s especially daunting when encouraging adoption of a new tool or platform. In my role as […]

BI Security

Why business resilience management should be high on the agenda

September 21, 2020

Via: ComputerWeekly

Cyber security discussions have become increasingly about cyber resilience in recent years, but the concept of being able to bounce back from disruption needs to be applied across the entire business, especially as organisations become more dependent on IT. Resilience, […]

BI Categories, Business Analysis

How business owners can solve cash flow problems

March 28, 2019

Via: CBS News

When you own a small business, cash is king. Preserving your capital helps you pay suppliers, cover weekly payrolls and still keep the lights on when the business inevitably runs into problems. “Cash–it’s like ammunition,” Tom Maoli, a small-business expert, […]


The new MacBook Pro isn’t just a laptop, it’s a strategy shift

November 3, 2016

Via: CIO

There was a time when differentiating between Apple’s pro and consumer lines was easy. Even after Apple stopped painting its entry-level Macs with candy-flavored colors, there was always a clear separation between the machines meant for professionals and the ones […]