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Productivity

6 Ways to Accurately Measure Employee Productivity

By | Jul 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Evaluating employees is necessary to ensure the company is running smoothly. Their continued growth is integral to your business’ success, no matter what part of the job they are responsible for. It is always important to be reflective about our practice and what we…

Data

Why Your Business Needs Data Mapping?

By | Jun 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Data mapping can make a major difference when it comes to getting your business to function properly. However, data only works when you can actually access it. In fact, data is easier to use when it can be visualized. Visual data is often easier…

Tips & How To’s

NYC

It’s Time to Change the Way You Track Progress

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

You never want to bite off more than you can chew. Ever. Seriously, overexerting yourself, especially in the startup world, can have dire consequences for your future. However, the drive to be innovative is more than understandable, as so many tech entrepreneurs build products…

Opinion/Analysis

San Francisco

The Podcast Industry Just Saw a Tectonic Shift in Analytics

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Late last week, during Apple’s Friday WWDC talk covering their podcast sector, a seemingly unassuming tweak was announced. Yet it’s perhaps the biggest revelation the podcast world has ever seen. Apple is making in-episode analytics available to podcasters on its platform. Since Apple’s podcast…

Productivity

Top 7 Affordable Analytics Tools to Hack Your Startup’s Growth

By | May 26, 2017 at 9:15 am

In entrepreneurship, there’s no such thing as overnight success. You can plan every detail of your startup’s launch, but you can never fully prepare for unexpected roadblocks to growth. You can only embrace these ongoing challenges and accept them as stepping stones. Once upon…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tested Ways to Boost Conversions with Google Analytics

By | May 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Nobody – not even the smartest marketers – can build a successful online business overnight. You can only have a good start, monitor performance over time, and continue building your online brand from there. For this, you need to be adaptive to the latest trends…

Tips & How To’s

34 Metrics That Startup Founders Need to Track [Infographic]

By | Apr 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Success as a startup is measured in a lot of different ways. Some people think a high valuation is the key to turning heads in the business world, while others believe traction is the only real way to make waves as a new company. But…

Opinion/Analysis

Cloud Computing Is on the Rise as Big Data and IoT Merge

By | Apr 10, 2017 at 11:20 am

Cloud computing is expected to quadruple within the next few years. It’s predicted that only 8 percent of all workloads will continue to be processed by traditional data centers, while 92 percent will be processed by cloud data centers. Recent estimates by Cisco predict that…

Inspiration

Phoenix

Life as an NBA Data Scientist – Interview

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

Kids all around the country gravitate to the parks, YMCAs and school gyms to shoot hoops and pursue their dream to play in the NBA. For Anthony So, the realism of playing with Kobe was not in his future, but the ability to work near…

Business

San Francisco

Three Tips for Boosting Organic Growth of Your Startup

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 10:30 am

Recently, Mike Duboe, Head of Growth at Tilt and Jareau Wade, Commerce Platform Manager at Pinterest lead a Growth Study Hall at the Galvanize San Francisco campus. The Study Hall began with a summary of the early days of Tilt when Mike and Jareau were…

Business

3 Innovative Startups Making Big Data Manageable for Everyone

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Big data culture has become pervasive across all sectors, from Amazon delivering on shopper personalization strategies by leveraging real time insights, to presidential candidates steering campaign efforts with predictive modeling around voter sentiment. As the practical applications of analytics continue to grow, as does the…

Business

The Impact of Big Data and Analytics on Manufacturing [Infographic]

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm

As you may know, big data and software analytics have had a tremendous impact on modern industries. Industry disruptors like Google, Tesla, and Uber have used the many benefits presented by big data to expand into new markets, improve customer relations, and enhance the supply…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Jeff Judge of Bright on Building the Future of Business Intelligence

By | Dec 11, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Everyone is looking for success in the startup world. But with out the proper metrics, it can be impossible to figure out what’s working and what’s not. Fortunately, there are people out there looking to give you all the insight you need to succeed….

Data

Chicago

Founder of Civis Analytics Talks About Solving Big Problems With Big Data

By | Nov 13, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Dan Wagner is the founder and CEO of Civis Analytics, a startup that helps companies, non-profits, and campaigns leverage their data to develop smarter strategy, make better decisions, and build stronger, big data-driven organizations. Before founding Civis Analytics, Dan Wagner was the chief analytics…

Business

Here’s How Bots Can Take Down Your Startup’s Website

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Bots. A word that brings fear and concern to even the most savvy technology user, as it should. While some bots are helpful to your startup’s website, there are plenty of malicious ones out there looking to take it down. Bad bots can generate false…

Opinion/Analysis

Hardhats to Hard-Drives: How Tech Is Saving the Oil and Gas Industry (and the Earth)

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Oil and Gas (O&G) companies all over the globe have been hit hard by the recent oil price drop. Since the crash began in June 2014, the 300 largest global oil and gas companies have recorded $2.3 trillion in stock market losses. Companies in…

Business

9 Key Sales Metrics You Need to Track to Stay Competitive

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Tracking your sales metrics can do a lot to improve your efforts. A vigilant watch on the sales metrics facilitates evaluating and forecasting performance of the sales team. Consistent and accurate tracking of sales metrics helps to spot and identify any leakage in the…