Entries by Sam Florio

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Dashboards

You didn’t think twice when your teacher wrote, Create a pie chart & graph with the information we learned today, on the board for homework. All that mattered to you was which colors you were going to use, or just getting the assignment over with. But even as a twelve year old trying to avoid homework, you were displaying […]

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“Do Self-Service BI Tools Push IT to the Side?”

“The term self-service might imply that business users can do everything themselves and don’t need help from IT and BI teams to gain valuable insights from business information.” The world of big data has not always been for everyone. Viewing and analyzing data could require extensive, expert consultation or scripting. Jumbled, confusing data means relying […]

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Roadmap: Why a Budgeting and Forecasting Software is Right for You

Mitigate Risk without Difficulty: With a budgeting and forecasting solution, reaching a hurdle doesn’t mean you will struggle to jump it. The economy, regulation, product pricing and consumer demand are no hurdles too high. With a customizable solution and a rolling forecast, budgeting is no longer a tedious task that leaves you feeling uncertain about your numbers. […]

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Analyzing the Gap: The Revenue Differentiator that Bridges Top-down (Demand) with Bottom-up

“Are You Thinking Ahead?” I’m sure you are after reading last week’s post and thinking about your financial future. We’ve talked about risks and obstacles that can be thrown your way in business. Accurate forecasts offer us different tactics to avoid the stress those risks and challenges put on us. Now, sales are rolling in […]