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Doctors Without Dashboards

Inside Healthcare BI with Newport Credentialing Things change slowly in the healthcare industry, but according to Newport Credentialing VP Technology David Meier, they are changing—and for the better. Before the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) became law in 2010, patients, care provider groups, and insurance…

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The Role of BI in Precision Medicine

For many, precision medicine calls to mind cutting-edge technologies like genomic sequencing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence: ultra-high tech for ultra-keen diagnoses. These aspirational technologies are poised to play a crucial role in modern healthcare, but their impact is precluded by logistical problems around data generation, storage, and transmission.  The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) calls…

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Going to Market (Again)

Data Talks, Episode 18 Data Talks is Exago’s podcast on all-things business intelligence, analytics, and application software. This month, we’re turning our attention to the crucial role SaaS marketing teams play in the deployment of feature enhancements and major product updates. How do feature launches differ from initial product launches? How do you reposition your…

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How Long Does it Take to Implement Exago BI?

We get this question a lot, and why wouldn’t we? SaaS companies are usually shopping for BI on a deadline, looking for a solution that will get them to market with the least amount of effort and in the shortest time possible. But the length of time it takes to implement an embedded business intelligence […]

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Picking The Right Metrics For Your SaaS Sales Dashboard

A killer sales dashboard is more than a conglomeration of metrics: it’s a tool custom-made to facilitate your SaaS company’s unique sales strategy. If you’re not sure what data to include on your team’s sales dashboard, there are lots of KPI lists out there to inspire ideas. Ultimately, though, it’s better to design your dashboard…

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Reporting to Investors for SaaS

Data Talks, Episode 17 Data Talks is Exago’s podcast on all-things business intelligence, analytics, and application software. This month, we are rejoined by CloudKPI co-founder CEO Maeve Kneafsey for a discussion on reporting to investors for SaaS companies. Knowing which metrics to include at which stages of growth can be a challenge, as can getting…

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6 Tips for Communicating BI Value to SaaS Customers

It’s hard enough writing positioning statements and messaging briefs for a SaaS product you know like the back of your hand — where are you supposed to start when your company throws a third-party solution into the mix? Data analytics is becoming an increasingly common requirement for SaaS offerings. Customers across verticals want quick, easy,…

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Recommendations for a Phased BI Rollout

One of the top challenges enterprises face in deploying business intelligence solutions is lack of resources. With other high-priority projects going on, it can be hard for teams to bring their ideal BI implementations to fruition on deadline. Something’s got to give, and sometimes that something is the deadline, but sometimes it’s the roadmap. As…

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BI Implementation Challenges

Top 3 BI Implementation Challenges

With all the resources companies pour into finding the right business intelligence solution, it might come as a surprise that the most prevalent roadblocks to implementation actually arise from within those enterprises rather than the solutions they adopt. An ongoing survey conducted by the Business Application Research Center (BARC) lists “lack of resources on project…

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Decision Tree: Is Exago ETL Right For You?

Figuring out how to prepare your data for analytics can be tricky. Should you do it all in programmatic data objects like views and stored procedures? Should you hire someone to hand-code your data warehouse or rely on a consultant? What about all the ETL solutions out there? We’re big fans of simplification, so to…

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