Why Your DIY Data Warehouse Could Be Disastrous For You, Your Business, and Your Career

When a company is considering using an external Data Warehouse as a Service (DWaaS) provider instead of taking the DIY data warehouse approach, there are typically three main objections to DWaaS...

Your Data Warehouse: DIY vs. Fully-Managed DWaaS (Data Warehouse as a Service)

So many companies imagine a DIY / in-house set up as the ideal solution… when the reality couldn’t be more different. And with your data warehouse being the cornerstone of business intelligence in your company, it pays to get clued in to the real story.

Breakdown of Tableau’s “2018 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends”

Tableau just released their predictions for BI in 2018: 2018 Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends. The report touches on a wide array of bleeding-edge BI topics, including AI, natural language processing, and more! Here is our breakdown of the key points...

4 Must-Know Principles for BI Project Success

Over the years, we've found that much of the conventional wisdom about BI, data management, and reporting technology is flawed, and sometimes even downright backwards. We've distilled these hard-won nuggets of wisdom down into four best practices...

10 Signs Your Data Isn’t Ready (And How to Fix It)

If you’re experiencing one or more of these 10 problems, chances are your data isn’t ready to support meaningful decision making...

Uncovering Inventory Insights for Black Clover

In the beginning, Black Clover used QuickBooks reporting and Fishbowl without a data warehouse, but as their business grew so did their data troubles.

Viz Tool Comparison

Using an interactive dashboard, compare Domo, Tableau, Power BI, Excel, and SSRS.

Mapping Sources for Extra Space Storage

Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the USA. Extra Space Storage took the storage industry by storm since being founded in 1977. In 2015 alone, it added 1.8 billion dollars in new acquisitions to its national portfolio.

Powering LavaSurf’s New Reporting Interface

Founded in 2012, LavaSurf is a Utah-based SaaS company that helps multi-unit brands manage and scale their social media efforts. Lava Surf's platform effectively provides the ability to manage, monitor, and optimize social media, reviews, and local listings for all locations in a centralized dashboard.

Automating Ken Garff’s Reports

The Ken Garff Automotive Group is a car dealership chain known for its customer-centric selling style and humorous billboard ads. Founded in 1932, today it is one of the top 10 largest automotive groups in the US, with 26 car dealerships in Utah.

Killing Moxie’s Data Bugs With DWaaS

Moxie Pest Control is a pest control service company that provides high-quality residential/commercial pest control, termite services, lawn fertilization, and weed control. Starting out from a single Texas office in 2001, Moxie has since turned into a $35 million-dollar operation that spans the US.

Managing Molio’s Viral Data

Molio is a content creation, media campaign management, and analytics firm based in Salt Lake City. Since its inception, Molio has consistently developed several successful campaigns (including the wildly successful viral campaigns for Orabrush and Poo-Pourri) and has received accolades and awards from all over the ad industry.

Comparing Tableau and Microsoft

Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, annually publishes its Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform. Of the 24 companies assessed, only three vendors achieved Leader status. To place in the Leader quadrant, a company must demonstrate both completeness of vision and the ability to execute the vision.