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Data Analysis: The Key to an Agile, Successful Business

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published September 16th, 2014

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.

It Takes a City – Cloud Backup Goes Big

By Brad Tinder | Published September 15th, 2014

It Takes a City – Cloud Backup Goes BigNot long ago, the city of Asheville, NC migrated their infrastructure backups and disaster recovery to a cloud backup solution utilizing Amazon Web Services (AWS). This not only saved the city government a lot in expenses, it provided the city a fail-safe in case of disaster. If something major was to happen, the operational infrastructure systems could be brought back online within hours. Not days. Not months. Hours. This has become more and more prevalent in government as there has been a lot of pressure to streamline costs and make government agencies – especially on the city/local level – more efficient.

Using Analytics at the Ground Floor Sends Profits Through the Roof

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published September 15th, 2014

In today’s hyper-competitive global economy, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for companies to differentiate themselves by price or product.

Optimizing the In-Store Retail Customer Experience

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published September 12th, 2014

As consumers have more channel choices than ever before, the role of the physical store has become more important than ever for providing customers with effortless experiences and earning their loyalty.

Going Green? Your Restroom Cleaning Plan

By Goodway Blogging Team | Published September 12th, 2014
Going Green? Your Restroom Cleaning Plan
Think your restroom is clean? Think again. Public and commercial bathrooms contain “too many bacteria to count.” That’s the designation applied when there are more than 250 colony-forming units per millimeter – in the case of high-traffic restrooms, the number approaches 1000. Yuck. The findings aren’t exactly a shock, and lead most companies to rely […]

Bringing Your Own Android and Developing a BYOD Policy

By Kaveh Nasouti | Published September 11th, 2014

Bringing Your Own Android and Developing a BYOD PolicyThe concept of letting employees bring their own phones and devices to work has become more and more common. Employees want to use their personal devices in the workplace without having to carry around a second device for personal use. While this helps with cost cutting and end-user happiness, it can lead to some security issues.