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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises are pouring money into data management software – to the tune of $73 billion in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. According to the study conducted by Wakefield Research in 2021, only 22% of the data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with most data leaders (56%) having no consistent way of measuring it.

How to Use a Semantic Layer to Scale Data & Analytics Across Your Organization

Download this guide for practical advice on using a semantic layer to improve data literacy and scale self-service analytics. The guide includes a checklist, an assessment, industry-specific use cases, and a data & analytics maturity model and roadmap.

Trusted AI 102: A Guide to Building Fair and Unbiased AI Systems

Data Robot

The risk of bias in artificial intelligence (AI) has been the source of much concern and debate. Numerous high-profile examples demonstrate the reality that AI is not a default “neutral” technology and can come to reflect or exacerbate bias encoded in human data. These risks undermine the underlying trust in AI and affect your organization’s ability to deliver successful AI projects, unhindered by potential ethical and reputational consequences.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

ZoomInfo

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2022, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

ZoomInfo

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

ZoomInfo

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

ZoomInfo

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. In this eBook, discover four AI assisted sales hacks and get your reps hitting their number: Clone ideal accounts.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

ZoomInfo

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

A Proven Guide to Recruiting Passive Candidates

ZoomInfo

It's a simple, frustrating truth that you can't predict everything when it comes to recruiting for businesses. At some point in your role as a recruiter - perhaps more frequently than not - you'll need to fill a position quickly and you'll look for active recruitment strategies to do it. However, it's not efficient or cost-effective to be in the active recruitment mode all the time.

Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures to support reporting, business intelligence, and analytics have evolved dramatically over the past 10 years. Instead of considering the data warehouse and the data lake as independent “data islands” that coexist in a cloud platform, it is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Datadog

Companies frequently are dealing with disparate and siloed monitoring tools. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation. In this whitepaper, you will learn: The required capabilities for successful monitoring tool consolidation (irrespective of specific solutions or platforms).

Analytics Best Practices: 5 Key Dashboard Design Principles

In this blog, we explore 5 key principles that exist to ensure you create a relevant dashboard that guides and simplifies the user experience, makes it as easy as possible to interpret what is presented no matter its complexity, and increases the adoption of BI.

Why Operational Reporting is Still Critical in Modern BI

This white paper shares why, in a world full of new features, traditional reporting is still a critical requirement for businesses. Read further to understand the reasons behind its lasting relevance and why it should continue to be an integral part of modern analytics solutions.

What is Data Storytelling? The Value of Context and Narrative

This blog acts as a beginner’s guide to what data storytelling means for your company’s business intelligence and data analytics, explains the importance of leveraging it today, and illustrates how Yellowfin’s own set of storytelling tools can enrich your insight reporting efforts.

Open Source is Quickly—and Rightfully— Becoming Enterprise’s First Choice

Open source is not just a community, it’s a movement. And while its popularity has, of course, existed for decades, its accelerating growth in today’s enterprise is unmistakable. Find out why enterprises are going all-in on their open source strategy.

The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

An organization’s data is copied for many reasons, namely ingesting datasets into data warehouses, creating performance-optimized copies, and building BI extracts for analysis. Unfortunately, data replication, transformation, and movement can result in longer time to insight, reduced efficiency, elevated costs, and increased security and compliance risk.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today. These include: Overcoming the high cost of scaling. Figuring out what to do when there’s a lack of knowledge or skill.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

The world of data analytics is changing fast as organizations look to gain competitive advantages through the application of timely data. As the analytics landscape has evolved, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their commercial and corporate applications can choose from dozens of solutions.