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5 Steps to Seamless Embedded BI Integration

As a BI consultant, part of what I do is guide new clients as they integrate Exago BI into their applications in preparation for deployment. Since they’ve already been through a trial integration using one of our sandbox applications at that point, clients know what steps are involved. Still, nine…
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The Impact of VoIP Data in the Age of BI

An increasing number of CRM and customer service applications are integrating with VoIP for improved call efficiency, but those without reporting capabilities are leaving a lot of value on the table. Reuben Yonatan of GetVoIP explains what companies stand to gain from analyzing their call data. Cloud communication software turns…
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Why I Would Attend Software Executive Forum Every Quarter If I Could

I’d been up since dawn and had sat through a full day of panels and networking sessions. Ordinarily, this would have been my cue to cite parental duties and cut out early, but I was somehow still tuned in and ready for the next wave of conversation, cocktails, and canapes.…
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Eight Tips for Designing Your BI End User Training Program

Insights from Our Client Advisory Board This year’s Client Advisory Board meeting featured a panel discussion titled “Understanding the End User,” for which I was the moderator. I’d come prepared with a list of questions on everything from how our clients gather user feedback to what surprising preferences they’d uncovered…
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5 Questions Data-Literate People Ask About Statistical Reports

The modern workplace has become very data-driven, with a focus on creating rich statistical reports to empower businesses. The people creating these reports are savvy with their numbers and understand how powerful a statistic can be at not only telling a story about data, but also at potentially swaying people’s opinions.…
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Data Talks With Exago

Escaping Spreadsheet Hell

Data Talks, Episode 10 Data Talks is Exago’s podcast on all-things business intelligence, analytics, and application software. This month, we follow data whisperer Jen Stirrup through the circles (rectangles?) of spreadsheet hell, learning how companies find their way there and what they must to do escape. Protip: put an executive…
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Exago Recipient of 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40 Award

Awards honor state’s 40 Fastest Growing Tech Companies part of ConnectiTECH Awards October 3 Shelton (August 29, 2018) – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP today announce the 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40, the annual recognition of the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. This year’s group of…
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The Winding Road to Data Quality

Data quality, defined as “a perception or an assessment of data’s fitness to serve its purpose in a given context,” might seem straightforward at first but is actually rather difficult to evaluate and maintain. This is in part because the threshold dividing high-quality data from low-quality data depends on a…
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Bitemporal Data Modeling: How to Learn from History

Have you ever called about a real estate listing only to learn that the house has been taken off the market? Or had to pick up mail that should have been routed to your new home? Sometimes our records don’t reflect reality, and bitemporality exists to keep track of those…
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Modifying Mono

My Adventures in Open Source As a senior developer at Exago, my work usually consists of developing innovative enhancements, collaborating with various team members, addressing issues in the product, and assisting on support calls, in addition to a number of other tasks that seem to compound daily. One of the…
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