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    The business benefits of measuring lost sales

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    Bring your profit and loss statement to life and react faster to emerging trends

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    Phocas rates 50/50 in Capterra's top data analysis tools of 2021

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    Bring your profit and loss statement to life and react faster to emerging trends

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    Phocas and Epicor partnership on display at Insights 2021

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    Why inventory management is the key to omnichannel success

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    July 16, 2021

    Inventory management is complicated, and people are always looking for new ways to make it simpler.

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    How sales strategies need to adapt beyond covid

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    July 14, 2021

    Thanks to covid, your sales team has likely had to embrace a more digitally focused sales approach.

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    data refinement: when data is less like gold and more like manure

    3 MIN
    July 12, 2021

    The world is experiencing a data boom. We create as much as 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day, and..

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    The 4 best sales reps tools in a tight market

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    July 8, 2021

    As the global marketplace changes and sales cycles get longer, now is the time to provide your sales team..

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    Stock Coverage: days cover calculation and other stock metrics

    3 MIN
    July 4, 2021

    Anyone who manages inventory is familiar with stock coverage.The question is, how do you measure 'days..

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    Retain customers with a data platform

    2 MIN
    July 2, 2021

    For many sales leaders, the promising returns of big data have finally arrived.

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    What is the connection between business intelligence and ERP?

    2 MIN
    June 30, 2021

    Since its conception in 1997, Business Intelligence (BI) has been compared to a number of analytical..

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    Has covid killed relationship selling?

    3 MIN
    June 28, 2021

    When done effectively, relationship selling can help you build trust with customers, establish rapport,..

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    The Ultimate Business Intelligence Quiz

    June 25, 2021

    How much do you know about business intelligence? Want to find out? Here's a fun way to learn more in the..

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    BI strategy: Why the CFO needs to be involved?

    2 MIN
    June 22, 2021

    Chief Financial Officers (CFO) are the stewards of a company’s financial well-being. As leaders realize..

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    How to evaluate business intelligence software vendors

    3 MIN
    June 21, 2021

    To remain competitive in today’s tough marketplace it is crucial that a business has the ability to..

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    Carve out a competitive advantage by adding data analytics to your ERP

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    June 17, 2021

     

    Data is increasingly vital to mid-market businesses who want to carve out a competitive advantage...

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    Why the sales dashboards is not dead

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    June 16, 2021

    When your salespeople are on the road, at home and in the office, they need quick access to key data and..

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    The future of data analytics for mid-market managers

    2 MIN
    June 15, 2021

    The future of data analytics for mid-market managers is bright because data is now accessible to all. The..

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    How to automate financial statements in minutes

    2 MIN
    June 10, 2021

    What does the month-end look like in your business?

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    The business case for data analytics

    2 MIN
    June 8, 2021

    Data is a critical business asset. Few will argue that point. Better data leads to better decision-making...

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    5 common business intelligence problems

    3 MIN
    June 7, 2021

    When people aren't getting value from a business intelligence (BI) solution, it may seem like the software..

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    How to create a data driven culture in your organization

    2 MIN
    May 28, 2021

    Data driven cultures are ones that use analytics on a daily basis to make business decisions and treat..

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    The Phocas homepage gets a facelift

    3 MIN
    May 24, 2021

    Home pages on software applications are like tidy, well laid out kitchens. If you can find all the tools..

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    3 steps to a successful business intelligence data process

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    May 18, 2021

    So, your business intelligence tool is in place. Relevant data is starting to flow from your ERP and..

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    Phocas is the GetApp category leader in business intelligence

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    May 11, 2021

     

    GetApp is an independent online platform that people use to review, evaluate, and compare business ..

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    How to ensure you have proactive data analytics

    2 MIN
    May 5, 2021

    Business people often approach data from a reactive stance, in other words, make decisions and then turn..

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    Inside sales versus outside sales: How BI helps with both

    3 MIN
    April 29, 2021

    Business sales teams vary in how they leverage inside sales versus outside sales. Whether these teams work..

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    Delivery in full on time: Why it matters and how you can improve

    2 MIN
    April 26, 2021

    Delivery in full, on time (DIFOT) is a fundamental measure when analyzing the performance of your supply..

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    The science of fact based decision-making

    3 MIN
    April 26, 2021

    Think about the number of business decisions you face daily. When you consider the options, are you using..

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    Cash flow statement customization made easy

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    April 21, 2021

    Having a clear understanding of the movement of cash through your business - where it comes from and how..

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    How business intelligence is used?

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    April 15, 2021

    As companies continue to use their systems and technology to achieve a competitive advantage and adapt to..

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    How to address decision fatigue and move ahead in business?

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    April 15, 2021

    When my friend returned from his tour of Afghanistan with a light-infantry regiment, one of the things..

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    Getting the most from your visual BI solution

    3 MIN
    April 12, 2021

    Knowing how to get the most out of your visual business intelligence (BI) solution is essential to your..

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    BI reporting versus traditional reporting

    4 MIN
    April 6, 2021

    The pandemic has caused a major change in the way we do business. Some organizations had already begun the..

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    What is Cloud Business Intelligence (Cloud BI)?

    2 MIN
    April 1, 2021

    Businesses continue to seek tools to analyze data for improved decision making and to efficiently run..

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    Data-driven decisions help tire and auto service business increase efficiencies

    3 MIN
    March 30, 2021

    The automotive industry is changing rapidly, and today tire and auto service businesses need to accurately..

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    How to find sales revenue in your data

    3 MIN
    March 25, 2021

    When leading a sales team, all roads must lead to revenue-generating opportunities. And with data..

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    Inventory days formula and why it's useful

    3 MIN
    March 23, 2021

    Inventory days formula is equivalent to the average number of days each item or SKU (stock keeping unit)..

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    Free business analytics software. Is it worth it?

    2 MIN
    March 18, 2021

    “Free BI trial, business analytics software for free, free BI reporting”– these offers are tempting..

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    How to get beyond limited data analysis and reporting

    3 MIN
    March 15, 2021

    Experienced business managers know that reliable data is a requirement for success.

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    3 ways advanced data analytics can improve customer service

    2 MIN
    March 11, 2021

    Quality customer service is the gateway to long-term relationships. By using advanced data analytics you..

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    How information gives companies a competitive advantage

    2 MIN
    March 3, 2021

    The pandemic of 2020 created a record number of new companies. A rise in entrepreneurship accompanies..

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    Reduce costs with a data analytics bootcamp

    3 MIN
    February 26, 2021

    There are many courses called data analytics bootcamps which teach participants the basics of working with..

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    BI stands for and other handy data terms

    5 MIN
    February 23, 2021

    BI stands for 'business intelligence' but we all know wrapping your head around words, phrases and..

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    How to measure customer profitability against sales value using Phocas

    1 MIN
    February 15, 2021

    Truly understanding your customers is the best part of running a business and is one of the fundamental..

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    Data is the new ingredient at Everest Ice Cream

    2 MIN
    February 1, 2021

    Perfecting the next flavour sensation is part of the day-to-day operations at Everest Ice Cream. However..

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    Business intelligence vs CRM

    3 MIN
    January 21, 2021

    The difference between business intelligence (BI) and customer relationship management (CRM) can be..

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    Three ways a data analytics solution helps with ERP migration

    4 MIN
    January 18, 2021

    There are many benefits for companies to invest in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology,..

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    Established BI solutions vs. in-house development

    5 MIN
    January 11, 2021

    Management teams are no longer questioning whether or not to dig into the data; rather it’s which is the..

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    How do businesses make decisions with BI?

    2 MIN
    January 11, 2021

    By utilizing a fact-based, real-time, singular version of the truth, business people are empowered to..

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    Three ways venture capitalists use data analytics

    2 MIN
    January 8, 2021

    The art of venture capitalism (VC) is being transformed by the science of data analytics. Many startup..

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    New Year's resolution for CFOs: more data discovery

    3 MIN
    January 1, 2021

    Data discovery is the process of collecting raw data from your various databases and systems, and..

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    How to measure customer value with analytics

    3 MIN
    December 30, 2020

    Usually a small percentage of customers drive the majority of a company’s profits. Upon closer inspection,..

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    Empowering remote finance teams with the right tools

    3 MIN
    December 22, 2020

    For finance teams, the transition to remote work during COVID-19 has brought a mix of various..

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    All about business intelligence (BI): the basics

    3 MIN
    December 17, 2020

    When I started at Phocas and was asked what I did, I said I worked in ‘business intelligence software’. I..

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    Static reports vs business intelligence

    2 MIN
    December 17, 2020

    What is the difference between traditional static reports and business intelligence (BI)? Static reports..

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    What is data-driven decision making?

    2 MIN
    December 15, 2020

    Every day, we use data to make decisions in our personal lives. We may use the data collected in product..

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    Top business intelligence blogs in 2020

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    December 14, 2020

    While this many not be the definitive list of the top business intelligence blogs for 2020, it's certainly..

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    How to choose the right business intelligence solution for your business

    3 MIN
    December 11, 2020

    Business Intelligence is key to making the most of the data generated by your company because it allows..

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    Key performance measures to track from finance data

    3 MIN
    December 9, 2020

    Key performance measures help people evaluate actual performance against objectives, so they know what..

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    Retail data analytics fosters collaboration between retailers and suppliers

    3 MIN
    December 8, 2020

    There are numerous benefits for retailers to share their sales and customer data with suppliers. Retailers..

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    Retail success means data sharing

    2 MIN
    December 3, 2020

    The retail industry is a tough and competitive environment. With every business trying to top one another,..

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    [e-book] More BI and analytics trends for 2021

    3 MIN
    December 2, 2020

    When business conditions change overnight, we can feel threatened and stressed. What was heartening about..

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    Why leading BI vendors are committed to customer success

    5 MIN
    December 1, 2020

    All BI vendors want customers that are loyal, use the product often and share their positive experiences..

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    Data analytics industry trends

    3 MIN
    November 30, 2020

    Having the appropriate data analytics solution is vital to strategic decision making. However,..

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    Making good purchasing decisions requires business intelligence

    2 MIN
    November 29, 2020

    Smart purchasing and stock optimization boosts your organization’s bottom line. What am I buying, selling,..

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    [e-book] 9 BI and data trends for 2021

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    November 27, 2020

    Despite all the change this year, data has held, if not strengthened its position, as a critical business..

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    Business intelligence vs. spreadsheets: What does your business need?

    4 MIN
    November 25, 2020

    As businesses grow and become more digital, so too does the amount of data available to track and analyze.

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    How to increase business intelligence user adoption

    3 MIN
    November 24, 2020

    User adoption refers to the acceptance of a new system or process in technology. Gaining staff acceptance..

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    Accounting analytics – how business intelligence helps

    2 MIN
    November 23, 2020

    A decade ago, an accountant balanced the daily transactions and prepared a statement of profit and loss..

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    Five strategic benefits of business analytics

    3 MIN
    November 19, 2020

    Business analytics provide people with an accurate and holistic view of their business. Executives and..

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    Financial data visualizations - how they help businesspeople communicate

    3 MIN
    November 16, 2020

    Humans are wired to love numbers over text, pictures over written content, and dashboards over..

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    Five quick steps to closing a sale

    2 MIN
    November 12, 2020

    Natural born sales people have something that many people don’t have—charisma. They’re positive,..

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    The cost of business intelligence and other myths

    3 MIN
    November 11, 2020

    Even though the business world is abuzz with business intelligence tools  and the internet is filled with..

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    3 ways mobile business intelligence impacts decision-making

    2 MIN
    November 9, 2020

    Mobile business intelligence or mobile sales enablement is defined as the capabilities and technologies..

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    How to use BI to gain competitive advantage in business

    4 MIN
    November 4, 2020

    In today’s economy, many businesses find themselves in competition with online retailers and large..

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    Don't go back. Get your digital transformation strategy 2.0 ready

    2 MIN
    November 2, 2020

    A digital transformation strategy can be defined as the way a company implements and uses technology and..

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    Business intelligence and analytics for healthcare organizations

    2 MIN
    October 27, 2020

    The global healthcare supply chain is complex. Decentralisation of care, third party services and..

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    4 elements of an efficient business intelligence tool

    2 MIN
    October 22, 2020

    There are so many business intelligence tools on the market, all promising a competitive edge for your..

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    Ad hoc financial analysis and reporting for everyone

    2 MIN
    October 18, 2020

    In many companies, the IT department creates a library of pre-built templates for generating static..

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    What is Business Intelligence? The ABCs about BI

    2 MIN
    October 15, 2020

    Business Intelligence (BI) helps decision makers understand how their business is performing. For many..

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    What is a bill of materials and how to tackle it?

    3 MIN
    October 14, 2020

    A Bill of Materials (BOM) is a list of all necessary materials and components required to make a product...

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    Financial Statement Reporting Software: A friend for your finance team

    2 MIN
    October 13, 2020

    Finance teams have been opposing the arrival of Financial Statement Reporting Software for a simple reason..

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    The evolution of financial statement planning and analysis

    2 MIN
    October 7, 2020

    Your finance team may be wasting their precious time in preparing outdated static reports, to provide..

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    What is data discovery?

    2 MIN
    September 30, 2020

    “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge” according to best selling author, John..

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    5 reasons financial reporting software is impossible to ignore

    2 MIN
    September 28, 2020

     

    The finance team is the central nervous system of your business primarily responsible for making..

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    Improve financial decision making with technology

    2 MIN
    September 21, 2020

    Financial decision making is a vital management skill because it drives performance and allows a business..

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    Business Intelligence vs. CRM: Which one is best for you?

    3 MIN
    September 18, 2020

    There is an ongoing debate on whether Business Intelligence (BI) or Customer Relationship Management..

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    How can data analytics enhance financial decision-making?

    3 MIN
    September 17, 2020

    Data analytics can be applied to financial analysis in a wide variety of ways such as developing company..

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    How to get your KPIs on track with data analytics

    3 MIN
    September 14, 2020

    Many data analytics vendors give users the ability to measure everything but offer little guidance.  Too..

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    Define business intelligence and list the signs your business needs BI

    3 MIN
    September 10, 2020

    One way to define business intelligence (BI) is to say BI takes away the trauma of spreadsheets and..

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    Take advantage of what your ERP data has to offer

    3 MIN
    September 9, 2020

    Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems don’t just help your business manage financials, inventory,..

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    How to monitor business performance with financial analytics

    2 MIN
    September 7, 2020

    The finance department monitors and analyzes business performance in detail. Yet sometimes it can take..

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    How to increase profitability in the automotive industry

    3 MIN
    September 3, 2020

    It is no secret that the automotive aftermarket is cut throat and  consolidating rapidly. Customers now..

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    How real-time dashboards keep managers on target

    4 MIN
    September 2, 2020

    A real-time dashboard provides up to the minute insight into the performance of numerous business..

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    Data management: 6 dos and don’ts of managing your business with data

    3 MIN
    September 2, 2020

     

    Business intelligence (BI) systems provide a single source of truth for data management across all of..

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    How to create a report on yesterday’s sales activity

    2 MIN
    August 30, 2020

    Waiting for traditional reports is often a long and frustrating process because these reports are usually..

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    Describe features of analytics software for sales teams

    2 MIN
    August 25, 2020

    Sales manager tell us they need to see the facts, fast. Put simply, good  analytics software needs to..

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    One of the goals of business intelligence is to find the best match for your business

    3 MIN
    August 20, 2020

    The speed at which business intelligence technology continues to develop seems outmatched only by an..

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    The benefits of self-service BI

    3 MIN
    August 20, 2020

    IT departments long to be freed from the tedious task of continuous report generation. Moreover, many..

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    User adoption: That's the real point of BI

    3 MIN
    August 18, 2020

     

    The outlook for a successful business intelligence (BI) project is not good. At least that’s what..

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    Phocas a 'High Performer' in G2 Crowd's BI Grid

    2 MIN
    August 18, 2020

    Phocas Software is a 'High Performer' on G2 Crowd’s best business intelligence platform grid for the..

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    What is an interactive dashboard?

    2 MIN
    August 14, 2020

    An interactive dashboard allows you to drill down and filter information so data can be viewed from..

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    How to build a dynamic dashboard and stay on top of your KPIs

    2 MIN
    August 12, 2020

    If a picture can paint a thousand words, how many is a dynamic picture worth? A lot of words, according to..

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    Harrisons Sauces increases profitability with BI solution

    1 MIN
    August 7, 2020

    Harrisons Sauces is part of BI Europe and manufactures condiments and sauces, supplying a variety of sweet..

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    Attract and keep the best finance talent with financial analysis software

    3 MIN
    August 5, 2020

    There is a global shortage of finance talent. Yet there is also a growing push toward having a more modern..

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    What is overstock and how to avoid it?

    2 MIN
    August 3, 2020

    Lean warehouse management is key to the success of businesses that make, move or sell products...

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    Why a single source of truth for data management is critical for HVAC&R company

    2 MIN
    July 29, 2020

    Resolute Industrial (Resolute) is the largest independent provider of temporary HVAC&R solutions in North..

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    How to forecast stock on hand

    1 MIN
    July 27, 2020

    To forecast stock on hand, an inventory manager needs to determine average quantities sold over key time..

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    Phocas is the clear business intelligence software leader in Software Advice report

    3 MIN
    July 26, 2020

    Phocas is named the #1 business intelligence (BI) software and achieves the uppermost quadrant position in 

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    Making decisions viable with data

    3 MIN
    July 26, 2020

    Do you ever make decisions on the run? Have you dropped the price on a product by a few percent for a good..

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    How sharing data makes financial performance everyone’s responsibility

    2 MIN
    July 22, 2020

    The finance team has always turned to numbers to answer its questions, and as the current economic..

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    A critical inventory metric: projected inventory level

    2 MIN
    July 20, 2020

    With constant streams of data being collected by companies daily, planning for the future is no longer as..

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    How Trade Supply Group customizes financial statements across 14 locations

    2 MIN
    July 17, 2020

    Trade Supply Group, New York, operates a number of companies that specialize in the distribution of..

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    How to democratize data-driven decision-making?

    3 MIN
    July 8, 2020

    The need to know what decision-making is critical when everything is a priority has been highlighted by..

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    What does ERP stand for and how it compares with BI?

    2 MIN
    July 5, 2020

    Every department within an organization typically has its own computer system, optimized to suit the way..

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    Master inventory calculations and anticipate future demand

    2 MIN
    July 2, 2020

    As businesses reopen and customers resume spending, it’s more important than ever to have a full..

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    5 ways to reduce finance admin time with data analytics

    3 MIN
    July 1, 2020

    Most professionals complain of spending too much time doing tactical and administration work and..

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    4 ways dashboards provide more insight into financial performance

    2 MIN
    June 24, 2020

    A dashboard is a tool that allows you to see at-a-glance the performance of your organization. The various..

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    Improve interdepartmental communication with dynamic financial reporting

    3 MIN
    June 17, 2020

    Departmentalization has its benefits — department members can align their skillsets, concentrate on..

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    How to upload budgets into Phocas ready for FY21

    1 MIN
    June 15, 2020

    A budget is a financial plan for a defined period, normally a year, can be a quarter or month. It greatly..

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    Dynamic vs static financial reporting: key differences

    3 MIN
    June 10, 2020

    Managers can no longer afford to wait for weekly or monthly financial reports to review business..

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    New finance solution to drive digital transformation

    2 MIN
    June 4, 2020

    Everyone in accounting has a specific role geared to deliver accurate numbers each month. Many finance..

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    8 ways to stay ahead of the game in the new normal

    3 MIN
    May 22, 2020

    The pandemic has been a catalyst for change across businesses. And while managers are still determining ..

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    5 data trends business managers can monitor to rebound faster

    2 MIN
    May 13, 2020

    During this time of uncertainty, business managers must have the ability to cut through the noise so they..

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    Don't drop the data: Why business intelligence software matters

    3 MIN
    April 27, 2020

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