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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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Four Features to Incorporate in Your Next Reporting Dashboard

As dashboards become increasingly commoditized, it’s easy to lose track of what makes them mission-critical business tools. The number of dashboard tools available is growing, and many are marketed to highlight their long lists of features and functions. Those features might be helpful individually,…
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Embedded BI: An Antidote to Churn

“Well, in our country,” said Alice, still panting a little, “you’d generally get to somewhere else—if you run very fast for a long time, as we’ve been doing.” “A slow sort of country!” said the Queen. “Now, here, you see, it takes all…
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Exago Hosts Seventh Annual Client Advisory Board Meeting

Shelton, CT – On July 26th and 27th, Exago Inc. hosted its seventh annual Client Advisory Board Meeting at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY, bringing together representatives of more than twenty SaaS providers to confer on the direction of Exago BI. The…
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Data Talks With Exago

Testing Emerging Technologies

Data Talks, Episode 9 Data Talks is Exago’s podcast on all-things business intelligence, analytics, and application software. This month, we talk to PricewaterhouseCoopers Technology and Analytics Director Alex Rubin about his unusual work in sourcing, testing, and evaluating emerging technologies. As part of PWC’s…
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