Are You Using Spreadsheets As BI?
If you could peer into the very heart of your operation and learn where you are most- and least - profitable, it's obvious that you'd learn a lot. But figuring out just what makes your business a success, and where you need to turn up the volume, takes at least a little bit of time (often it takes more...) and a commitment to seeing the task through. That's where many businesses fall short.
In fact, it's probably one area that separates the businesses that are eeking out a profit from the ones
A Better Ajax Than Ajax? Adobe Says Yes
To push Flex 2, Adobe is giving away a software development kit for free, lowering the price of an ease-of-use development tool, and widening the capabilities of Flex 2 to work with Ajax.
Eastman Credit Union Selects BI Solution
The Eastman Credit Union has selected Open Solutions' relational technology and service offering The Complete Credit Union Solution and complementary product suite to handle its enterprise-wide data processing needs.
Cracking The Customer Code
One of the most difficult tasks for any business to master is predicting trends. If you could only read the customer's mind, your inventory would fly off the shelf and you'd have a few extra bucks in your pocket. Focus groups can help provide insight, but they can be expensive and time-consuming, and the results can be suspect (group size is small and if the members aren't highly screened you may not get a quality sample). A new tool that could prove useful in the arsenal for cracking the custom
Bell Industries Inks CRM Deal
Bell Industries' Technology Solutions division will begin providing large scale integrated CRM solutions for a major broadband phone organization.
Pi Buys Smart Desktop
Former Microsoft exec's company creates online services aimed at making it easy for individuals to use information.