Three Things to Consider When Streamlining Business Intelligence Reporting

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There are many other factors a business must consider when it elects to acquire or change reporting packages. In this article, we will focus on three of the most common problems a business faces in compiling, displaying and analyzing information to gain true business intelligence and create useful, clear reports and presentations. The problem with cookie cutter solutions is that every business has different requirements and reporting and business intelligence needs are as unique as each business and each employee within that business.
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Combine the WordPress Framework with RWD and AWD to Take Your Business to the Next Level

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WordPress sites can help a business to coordinate content and features, and to promote products and services. WordPress developers can use the WordPress Theme Designer and flexible plug-in architecture and templates to create simple or complex sites, and design affordable, intuitive systems for business users and customers. In addition, the WordPress development framework allows users to manage dynamic content, and publish and search information, so the business can present a uniform look and feel, and branding environment within which to interact with clients, team members and stakeholders. WordPress allows the business to leverage elegant templates that are appropriate for their business and industry, and to leverage keywords to attract and retain customers that meet their demographic and geographic targets.
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Ten Business Intelligence Benefits Your Sales Team Cannot Afford to Be Without

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Successful sales force management is dependent on up-to-date, accurate information. With appropriate, easy access to business intelligence, a Sales Director and Sales Managers can monitor goals and objectives. But, that's not all a business intelligence tool can do for a sales team. In today's competitive market, marketing, advertising and sales teams cannot afford to wait to be outstripped by the competition. They must begin to court and engage a customer before the customer has the need for an item. By building brand awareness and improving product and service visibility, the sales team can work seamlessly throughout the marketing and sales channel to educate, and enlighten prospects and then carry them through the process to close the deal. To do that, the sales staff must have a comprehensive understanding of buying behaviors, current issues with existing products, pricing points and the impact of changing prices, products or distribution channels. With access to data integrated from CRM, ERP, warehousing, supply chain management, and other functions and data sources, a sales manager and sales team can create personalized business intelligence dashboards to guide them through the process and to help them analyze and understand trends and patterns before the competition strikes.
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Choose the Right BI Tool: Achieve Technology & Solution Independence, and Protect IT Investments

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Independence! The term evokes images of freedom and expansive possibilities. When it comes to technology independence, most businesses find it difficult to see the possibilities. Organizations are often constrained by best-of-breed applications, legacy systems, out-of-the-box solutions and a plethora of silo systems, networks, applications and packages that do not play well with each other. And there are other factors and considerations make it difficult for an enterprise to achieve technology independence. If the business is looking at its IT resources and technology landscape, it must also think about frameworks, platforms, operating systems, special skill consultants, and complex licensing issues. If a business truly wants technology independence, it does not have to start over to reinvent the IT environment. There is a way to keep existing solutions, platforms, systems and vendors, and protect your IT investment now, and in the future, while at the same time achieving and enabling technology freedom.
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Don't Be Like My Friend! Be Smart, and Choose a Simple, Intuitive, Mobile eCommerce Solution!

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I met a friend at a retailer conference recently. He was complaining about the ineffective eCommerce solution his company had chosen. "It doesn't translate well into the mobile environment," he said. "The whole process of browsing products, choosing colors, sizes and options, and ordering is convoluted. We lose potential customers, and the site just doesn't support our sales and marketing objectives." Sadly, my friend is not alone in his conundrum! Building an integrated eCommerce presence with consistent corporate branding and accessibility across smart phones, tablets and desktops is an overwhelming prospect for some businesses, but it need not be. The key to eCommerce success lies in the technical and functional skills of the team selected to build the site.
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Responsive Web Design (RWD) is Appropriate and Necessary for Every Business

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Every trade journal and business site is abuzz with articles and blogs about Responsive Web Design (RWD). Consider the articles published during 2013, in a single day:Global e-retailer Modnique launched the Responsive Web Design (RWD) version of their website, optimizing for screen sizes as small as the iPhone, and as large as 36-inch monitors, to allow their customers to interact and shop on Modnique from any device. “With over 30 percent of our visits coming from smartphones and tablets, we decided to refocus the team to design for mobile first,” said Leon Kuperman, CTO of Modnique.
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