Data Analytics: Biggest Benefits and Hurdles

Ask the average business leader how important data analytics is to his or her company, and you’re most likely to get this response: “Very important. We’re not using it as much as we’d like to, but analytics are a big part of our long-term growth strategy.” A recent report from Dun & Bradstreet and Forbes […]

Tableau vs Excel: Comparing Core Features and Functions

Many feel Tableau and Excel are competing solutions. Others think the tools are like apples and oranges. Both tools are used for data analysis. However, each takes a different approach to exploring data and finding key insights. Here’s a deeper look into what makes the two different: Spreadsheet vs Data Visualization The simple explanation: Excel is a […]

Why Data Without Analysis Is Meaningless

‘Big data’ as a buzzword has captured just as much attention as any. For the most part this attention is well deserved, but I’m afraid that in paying so much attention to big data we may be leaving out the most important part: analytics. That is to say, creating, documenting, and retrieving vast amounts of […]