Complimentary Resource – Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations

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Business Intelligence : The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations. Get the latest on business intelligence and how midsize companies can put it to use for competitive advantage. SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software.

Complimentary Resource – Improving Organizational Performance Management Through Pervasive Business Intelligence

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Improving Organizational Performance Management Through Pervasive Business Intelligence. Explore the growing body of evidence suggesting a direct link between investment in business analytics solutions and organizational performance.

Crafting Best-in-Class Business Intelligence

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Complimentary Resource – Business Intelligence: A Guide for Midsize Companies

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Business Intelligence : A Guide for Midsize Companies by SAP Learn more about BI components and approaches to implementing a solution to improve your company’s efficiency and effectiveness. Click here for more information on Business Intelligence : A Guide for Midsize Companies.

Complimentary Resource – Strategic Business Intelligence for HR: 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without

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Strategic Business Intelligence for HR : 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without. By analyzing and reporting on the full range of HCM data, business intelligence uncovers the insights executives need for smarter staffing, planning, and budgeting decisions.

Complimentary Resource – The Road to BI Success

Strategy Driven

Better decision making is more important when resources become restricted during a recession, so BI and analytics projects will still appeal to management. Complimentary Resource – Improving Organizational Performance Management Through Pervasive Business Intelligence.

Complimentary Resource – Picture This: Self-Service BI Through Data Discovery and Visualization

Strategy Driven

Read how business leaders are using visualization software to run like never before. StrategyDriven has partnered with TradePub.com to offer you complimentary one-year subscriptions and/or free trials to dozens of leading business publications.

Get a Better Return on Your Business Intelligence

Harvard Business Review

There is a lot of hype and buzz around business intelligence. Companies are investing millions of dollars in business intelligence technology. However, unless this is accompanied by the simultaneous creation of a strong foundation for taking intelligent business actions, they are unlikely to reap a good return on that investment. So by learning how pilots are successful, leaders can get a much better return on their business intelligence initiatives.

End the Chaos: A Better Approach to Business Intelligence

Harvard Business Review

Our business units are all trying to do the same thing with different tools," she says. Business executives are unaware of the extent to which their staffs routinely reinvent the wheel to get the information they need. It's the wisdom of crowds driving better business actions.

Complimentary Resource – Performance Management in a Small-Business Culture

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Performance Management in a Small-Business Culture. While introducing formal, automated processes for performance and goal management into your unique small business culture may seem crazy, in reality, it may just be the perfect union.

5 Reasons CFOs Struggle with Financial Reporting (and How to Overcome the Challenges)

The Kini Group

The remainder of the C-suite wants better access to insights uncovered so that they can make faster business decisions and better evaluate their teams’ performance. On top of this, CFOs have been tasked with external auditor relationship management. Too Much Technology to Manage.

From Data to Actionable Insights: Giving Data a Purpose

The Kini Group

Does the term “actionable insights” feel like a business buzzword to you? But what it represents is crucial to the future of your business. If you can’t turn your insights into a story your management team understands, you run the risk of not gaining their approval to take action.

The Definitive Guide to Enterprise-wide Analytics Alignment

The Kini Group

It’s difficult to set up, difficult to maintain, and difficult to determine its impact on the business. Everyone has heard of the concept ─ data technology that helps all teams within a company, manage, protect, and analyze their data. Business Intelligence

5 Reasons CFOs Struggle with Financial Reporting and Analysis (and How to Overcome the Challenges)

The Kini Group

The remainder of the C-suite wants better access to insights uncovered so that they can make faster business decisions and better evaluate their teams’ performance. On top of this, CFOs have been tasked with external auditor relationship management. Too Much Technology to Manage.

Complimentary Resource – Facilities Shoptalk: An Overall Guide for Successful Facility Management

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Facilities Shoptalk: An Overall Guide for Successful Facility Management. Facility Managers can use several strategies to help create a clean, safe and more eco-conscious organization for any season, all while preparing, running and maintaining your facility at a highly efficient level.

15 Analytics Capabilities to Consider When Choosing Your Next Big Data Solution

The Kini Group

If you managed to do it once, it would feel like a major achievement. The constant pursuit of actionable insights for strategy improvement is crucial to your business. Start with your business goals and then each team’s KPIs to meet these objectives. Business Intelligence

How Top Pricing Managers Drive Profits: 6 Skills to Success

The Kini Group

Pricing managers are in the tough position of having both feet in different worlds. As the number of pricing analysts grows, so does the need for innovative, capable, and confident pricing managers. This is where pricing psychology plays a big part in a pricing manager’s role.

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The Importance of Data Visualization In Your Business and 10 Ways to Pull it Off Easily

The Kini Group

Data visualization puts complex data into a graphical format, allowing you to more easily understand the state of your business and identify patterns to bolster your successful strategies. You’d start with a handy spreadsheet and slowly and painstakingly create a simplified graphic to help convey a message or understand a business trend. The Importance of Data Visualization & 9 Ways It Benefits Your Business. Business Intelligence

Complimentary Resource – Reaping the Benefits of Next Generation Dashboards

Strategy Driven

This white paper explores how organizations are demanding more integrated and flexible business intelligence solutions that facilitate more timely and informed decisions, as well as how next generation of dashboards solve these challenges.

Complimentary Resource – Reporting & Workforce Intelligence eGuide for HR

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Reporting & Workforce Intelligence eGuide for HR. You’ll also uncover tips you can begin using immediately to gather the metrics you need to focus on business goals and anticipate future trends in the workforce. by Ultimate Software.

Complimentary Resource – Six Mistakes Companies Are Making Today And How You Can Avoid Them

Strategy Driven

When the economy slows, many businesses react by retrenching and cutting costs in order to weather the downturn. The paper highlights six common mistakes companies make in a down economy, and how organizations can use business intelligence to avoid them.

Complimentary Resource – Understanding and Investing in Information Intelligence

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Understanding and Investing in Information Intelligence. In this paper ESG’s Senior Analysts, Brian Babineau and Katey Wood, describe why organizations should strive for better information intelligence. by StoredIQ, Inc.

Complimentary Resource – Change Is Constant: PMBOK Guide 5th Edition

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The fifth edition of the PMBOK Guide® was released and once again the profession of project management moved forward. StrategyDriven has partnered with TradePub.com to offer you complimentary one-year subscriptions and/or free trials to dozens of leading business publications.

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Complimentary Resource – Best Practices for a BI and Analytics Strategy

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StrategyDriven has partnered with TradePub.com to offer you complimentary one-year subscriptions and/or free trials to dozens of leading business publications. Complimentary Resource – Improving Organizational Performance Management Through Pervasive Business Intelligence.

Complimentary Resource – Iteration Planning Guide

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StrategyDriven has partnered with TradePub.com to offer you complimentary one-year subscriptions and/or free trials to dozens of leading business publications. Complimentary Resource – Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations.

Complimentary Resource – Reaping the Benefits of Next Generation Dashboards

Strategy Driven

This white paper explores how organizations are demanding more integrated and flexible business intelligence solutions that facilitate more timely and informed decisions, as well as how next generation of dashboards solve these challenges.

How To Attract, Recruit And Retain Star Talent

Eric Jacobson

Those 28 fit within five pillars of success : Character Intellect Business Intelligence Leadership Emotional Intelligence They also recommend that when interviewing a candidate you particularly like that you take a healthy step back to figure out why you feel so strongly about that person.

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How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobson

Those 28 fit within five pillars of success : Character Intellect Business Intelligence Leadership Emotional Intelligence They also recommend that when interviewing a candidate you particularly like that you take a healthy step back to figure out why you feel so strongly about that person.

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Complimentary Resource – Forrester Research Report: The Business Impact of Mobile Engagement

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Forrester Research Report : The Business Impact of Mobile Engagement. StrategyDriven has partnered with TradePub.com to offer you complimentary one-year subscriptions and/or free trials to dozens of leading business publications.

Complimentary Resource – Communication Tools Your Business Can’t Live Without

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Communication Tools Your Business Can’t Live Without. by Compare Business Products. How can you optimize communications for your business? Click here for more information on Communication Tools Your Business Can’t Live Without.

GC29: GamifiKaizen: Using gamification for continuous improvement | with Gal Rimon of GamEffective

Engaging Leader

GamEffective strives to be the “Fitbit of work,” taking the place of traditional performance management, feedback, and even continuous improvement practices such as kaizens. Previously, was CEO of Gilon-Synergy Business Insight, a national leader in Business Intelligence.

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Everything you need to know about leadership, you learned in Kindergarten

Women on Business

In Kindergarten we learned to always say it, can you imagine the change in the business world with that one little thing? One of the first things we learned in Kindergarten was that everybody would get a turn, and in business we have completely unlearnt that skill.

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Complimentary Resource – Improving Business Operation Performance With Innovations

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Improving Business Operation Performance With Innovations. Learn how using analytics to guide a business operations function is the path to continuous improvement and achieving higher operational performance. Complimentary Resource – 8 Tips for Social Business.

Complimentary Resource – Take the Small Business Performance Review Process from Painful to Productive

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Take the Small Business Performance Review Process from Painful to Productive by SuccessFactors Learn the “insider’s secret” of automating goal-setting and performance reviews to drive and sustain productivity and engagement.

Complimentary Resource – Economist: Smart SMBs Fine-Tuning the Engines of Growth

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To achieve growth, economies the world over rely on small businesses to create jobs, increase competition and spur innovation. In return, these small businesses often look to governments for assistance, from cutting bureaucratic red tape to providing financial incentives such as tax breaks.

The Leapfrog Opportunity For Executing Strategy (Summarized)

Six Disciplines

This inflection point has developed primarily because large corporations have made huge investments developing best practices for effective management, strong leadership and strategy execution. Built upon the results of these efforts, we believe the coming Execution Revolution will result in an order-of-magnitude change in cost that will allow small to midsized businesses not only to catch up, but to actually leapfrog, larger organizations in their execution management capabilities.

Complimentary Resource – Top 5 Tips for Choosing Mobile Computers

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StrategyDriven has partnered with TradePub.com to offer you complimentary one-year subscriptions and/or free trials to dozens of leading business publications. Complimentary Resource – The Truth About Mobile Business Intelligence: Five Common Myths Debunked.

The Leapfrog Opportunity For Executing Strategy (Summarized)

Six Disciplines

This inflection point has developed primarily because large corporations have made huge investments developing best practices for effective management, strong leadership and strategy execution. Built upon the results of these efforts, we believe the coming Execution Revolution will result in an order-of-magnitude change in cost that will allow small to midsized businesses not only to catch up, but to actually leapfrog, larger organizations in their execution management capabilities.

Doing Business in a Big Data World

Strategy Driven

But this new world of Big Data is proving to be much more demanding and complex than expected, requiring companies not only to adopt different technologies, but also to make significant changes to their business strategy, internal skillsets, and organizational structures.

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Getting the Most Use Out of Business Analytics

Chartered Management Institute

Businesses now have more and easier access to vital information than ever before. One of the reasons for this is because of the advances being made in information technology (IT) and business intelligence (BI). Business owners can now reach new customers and business opportunities by managing, gathering and interpreting data and information.