Growth

April 24, 2017

5 things to consider when choosing a business intelligence tool for your business

by Colin Quinn

Selecting the right BI technology has never been more important. As Gartner indicated, there is shift away from IT-led Business Intelligence to Self-Service Analytics. That trend continues into 2017. Today’s tech-savvy workers are more comfortable then ever using cloud-based and mobile solutions. We live in an instant-gratification society, which means access needs to be available anytime, anywhere. Your staff doesn’t want to have to submit requests for reports and then wait for an email with static, outdated spreadsheet…

January 30, 2017

Why are Budgeting and Forecasting Important to Your Business?

by Colin Quinn

Budgeting and forecasting are the two single most important undertakings you can do for your business. They are also two of the least popular jobs people rarely look forward to starting. Taking the time to make an workable budget and to accurately forecast can mean the difference between failure and success for your business. When done poorly, budgets and forecasts not only become futile, but they also become increasingly misleading. When done properly, however, both your budget and forecast become…