With an unlimited amount of information about products and services accessible from as close as their smartphones, customers are more empowered than ever. To adapt and succeed in this increasingly competitive landscape, companies must rely on employees at the front lines of customer interactions to stay ahead of consumer demands.
In the fickle and cyclical semiconductor industry, market trends and pricing are constantly shifting. NXP Semiconductors N.V., which develops electronics solutions for the connected car, cybersecurity, portable and wearable devices, and the Internet of Things (IoT), understands this all too well.
Seventy percent of the companies that were listed on the Fortune 1000 just 10 years ago have disappeared. The reason? They’re victims of change – casualties of the digital disruption as well as their inabilities to anticipate and mitigate risk, says Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Craig Le Clair. But… Read More →
Spotfire® has been recognized as a “Leader” among 16 vendors in The Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2014 by Boris Evelson with Holger Kisker, Ph.D., Martha Bennett, and Nasry Angel. Spotfire was distinguished in the report, with the highest ranked “Current Offering,” among the field of 16 vendors. In this… Read More →
Data is flowing into corporations at a rapid-fire pace, almost as quickly as the competitive landscape of business is evolving. This is prompting business users to increasingly demand access to analytic applications to use data to gain actionable insights as fast as the market moves.
Approximately 65 percent of people are visual learners. That includes students in a classroom, shoppers in a supermarket, and leaders in your company’s boardroom. The traditional work environment of a data analyst is full of text-heavy reporting and digital results. If you have a group of high performers who are… Read More →
As data streams into firms at an ever-increasing rate, the days of relying on static graphs and charts to guide decisions are dwindling. Instead, companies that can match the speed of their decision making to the velocity of the data itself, will likely be able to differentiate from those less… Read More →
In a previous post, we described the second stage of the Analytics Maturity Model, “Diagnose,” which enables business leaders to visually interact and drill into their data to discover additional answers to questions that arose in the “Measure” stage. For example: Why did we have an increase or decrease in… Read More →
What do your customers really think about your company, your offerings and your competitors? Are they looking to cheat on you if they receive a great deal on a similar product from another company? If you want to really know how loyal your customers are you can find out by… Read More →
E-commerce retailers are using 2014 as a banner year to apply big data benefits to online conversion and sales strategies – and they’re just getting started. Increasingly, companies that leverage data that’s already in existence can take advantage of real-time insights to drive conversions and sales in new and enticing ways.