Business Intelligence

I know what analytics is – but how can I use it better for my business?

Most businesses have heard the definition of analytics at some point since 2006 (with Zimana being in business since 2009).  Here is the definition, for those just joining the internet.  Analytics is about the measurement of a system. With respect

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Mobilizing South Africa

With so much interest in China and India, it can be easy to overlook substantial changes in other markets primed for growth. South Africa looks to be one market that cannot be ignored. Internet retailers should take notice. Wal-Mart’s acquisition

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How Small Businesses Build An Online Advantage

It happens at this time of year. Not just taking a breather with the Christmas holidays , or even reviewing financials.   Each new year has become the perfect time for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to tighten the links between

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Business Intelligence Lessons from Yahoo! (Meyer’s decision on working from home) – #video from @AllAnalytics

Working remote can be a challenge, but more and more companies are finding success with it. 37 Signals, the firm that created Basecamp, has its workers mostly remote, with a central core workforce in its Chicago headquarters. Marissa Meyer, Yahoo’s

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Why Business Intelligence Is Key for Competitive Advantage – Infographic by Boston University

This infographic by Boston University displays some basic reminders of why analytics is essential. It ultimately supports business intelligence, and provides guidance into what activity is a competitive advantage for a given business. I like that this infographic opens with

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