TEDTalks We Love: Big Data Is Better Data

Posted by Gerrit Neve

August 27, 2015

Big data is a big buzzword. It’s popped up across nearly every industry—from healthcare to government—and, it’s predicted to only get bigger. In fact, some say that by 2020, big data will be used to reinvent, digitalize, or eliminate 80% of business processes and products from a decade earlier. 

In the midst of this big data revolution, let’s take the time to ask: is big data better data? A TEDTalk by Kenneth Cukier, The Economist’s data editor, poses a response. 

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Topics: mobility

Defining Roambi: Analytics, BI Or Data Visualization?

Posted by Geoff Roberts

August 18, 2015

One of the challenges of being a marketer is that every time you change jobs, you’re required to become an expert in an entirely new field or industry. While that’s true of many different types of roles, I’d argue that it rings most true in marketing. After all, it’s a marketer’s job to know their audience inside and out, to know the challenges and pain points of potential buyers, and to know the language and messaging that will best resonate with prospects.

You can’t fake that. If you do, it’s usually overly apparent to the potential customer — or you’ll find a marketer staring back at you in the mirror that hasn’t had much success.

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Topics: Industry News

5 Practical Steps To Train Employees On Mobile BI

Posted by Stephen Courdin

August 13, 2015

Mobile reporting helps your mobile workforce make smart decisions, but it requires training. Create a training program that will help employees adopt, use and love your new solution. 

Following are 5 steps to build a training program around mobile reporting.


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Topics: Mobile Field Reporting, mobile apps, mobility

Visually Analyze These 7 KPIs to Improve Retail Performance

Posted by Alexandra Sheehan

July 23, 2015

What’s the first step toward improved retail performance? Determine the key performance indicators (KPIs) that truly measure real business results.

By building your retail performance strategy around KPIs, you’ll have a clear picture of what really drives positive outcomes. And those answers are more clear when you track KPIs with a top-notch mobile data visualization tool. 

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Topics: Industry News, Roambi for Retail

5 Mobile Dashboards That Put the Pulse of Your Business in the Palm of Your Hand

Posted by Gerrit Neve

July 16, 2015

As a small- or medium-sized business owner, you’re the head of every department. From accounting to daily operations, it’s all on you. You’re always on the go, and you need an app that can keep pace.

What if you could access all of your business data via mobile? Sales, inventory, expenses, and more—all visualized for you on a secure, user-friendly app? Consider a mobile dashboard that gives you the power to view and control every aspect of your business, no matter where you are. You know you don’t have the time to sit at a desktop computer and pull reports, anyways.

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Topics: Sales, Mobile Field Reporting

Is Your BI Tool Designed for Mobile? How to Tell & Why It Matters

Posted by Justin Cox

July 2, 2015

Many businesses—from small, privately owned companies to large corporate enterprises—employ a business intelligence (BI) tool to track and improve company operations, boost productivity, and keep the team on the same page. 

Amidst the latest in BI, employees have also gone mobile. Could your company perform business functions adequately without a mobile solution for your BI tools? Didn't think so. Businesses must remain agile and intelligent. Mobile access to BI data does just that, by enabling a 'game-like' data experience without a wi-fi connection.

Especially on holiday weekends—the Fourth is right around the corner—execs rely even more on mobile business apps. Equip your team by ensuring useful access to business data via mobile this weekend.

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Topics: Mobile Field Reporting, mobile apps, business intelligence, mobility, mobile

The 5 KPIs Merchandise Managers Need on Their Phone

Posted by Matt Codling

June 25, 2015

Merchandise managers have to analyze a number of datasets on any given day to aid decision-making when it comes to purchasing products, sales floor layout, setting prices, managing inventory and completing other important tasks. 

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Topics: Mobile Field Reporting, Roambi for Retail

The Quick-Start Guide to Securing Your Smartphone

Posted by Patrick Cheng

June 18, 2015

We're in the era where mobile devices have taken over the way we share and access data. By 2016, one-billion people will use smartphones, many for work purposes.

If you haven’t already, you’ll soon be making the shift to a mobile-first workforce. That means it’s more important than ever to have access to decision-driving data right on your mobile device. 

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Topics: Operations, business intelligence, mobility

3 Tips to Increase Store Manager Productivity with Mobile Reporting

Posted by Matt Codling

June 16, 2015

Pulling and analyzing store reports can be tedious and time-consuming. But what if there was a way to speed up that process, while increasing your productivity level at the same time?

Mobile reporting provides store managers with a quick, efficient way to turn a boring task into something more useful. By integrating a mobile reporting system, you’ll have the opportunity to get out from behind your desk and allow more productivity on the floor. 

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Topics: Mobile Data Presentation, mobility, Roambi for Retail

The Top 4 Reports Pharmaceutical Reps Should Run Before Every Sales Call

Posted by Thibaut de Lataillade

June 9, 2015

As a pharmaceutical rep, you understand the demanding side of your job. You’re on the road every day of the week, you’re building long-lasting relationship with a long list of physicians or clients, you need to have answers to any questions that arise, and you need to differentiate by adding value.

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Topics: Roambi for Pharma

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