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 whole team on the same page. 

Amidst the latest in BI, employees have also gone mobile. Could your company compete or perform business functions adequately without a mobile solution for your BI tools? Didn't think so. Businesses must remain agile and intelligent, and 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

Take Your Next Meeting from Snooze to Stellar with These 3 Tips

Posted by Erika Hashemi

May 28, 2015

What does the classic business pitch look like to you? I bet you’re envisioning a scenario similar to the following: a presenter in the front of the room, reading off an un-engaging slide deck, while the rest of the room looks on … uninformed and bored. 

What if you could make your next business pitch or meeting felt a little different? What if it evoked emotion, and inspired others to take action? By incorporating a story, you just may be able to reinvent the typical business meeting.

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Topics: Mobile Data Presentation, Integrations

TEDTalks We Love: Make Data More Human

Posted by Quinton Alsbury

May 21, 2015

Generally, data is viewed as information that’s collected and analyzed. Much of it is automated, reported upon, and then forgotten about.

A great TEDTalk from data artist Jer Thorp explores the importance of humanizing data and better understanding its context. Thorp is a data artist, dedicated to taking complex data and creating engaging visualizations that help people understand the context.

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Topics: Mobile Data Presentation, Industry News, business intelligence

3 Reasons Your Business Needs Enterprise-Ready Apps

Posted by Dave Becerra

May 14, 2015

From entertainment to productivity, apps fuel many functions of our lives. We use them to keep in touch with friends and family, schedule our days, pay bills or make purchases, play games, watch the latest episode of our favorite show, and more.

Smartphones have made it to the bedroom (4 out of 5 Americans check their phone within the first 15 minutes of waking up) and the bathroom (75% admit to brining their phone to the bathroom!). But when it comes to the boardroom, continually checking your phone is frowned upon. Why? Likely because the enterprise hasn’t upgraded to an app-friendly workplace. 

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Topics: New Features, Announcements, mobile apps, Integrations

Introducing Roambi Analytics 8, featuring Blink—and Instant Analytics

Posted by Quinton Alsbury

May 8, 2015

In 2009, Roambi set the standard for how companies deliver critical data to their mobile users. Today, we’re taking the next leap forward by bringing ‘freestyle analytics’ to every mobile business user.

Roambi Analytics 8, featuring Blink™, is Roambi’s latest game-changer. The free app for iOS lets users easily visualize, explore, and share any dataset instantly on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. 

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Topics: New Features, Announcements, mobile apps

Freestyle Analytics: The Future of the Industry [Webinar]

Posted by Quinton Alsbury

May 1, 2015


When Roambi hit the BI market in 2009, it defined the way the world would experience data on phones and tablets. Today, we unveil the next leap forward in the world of mobile analytics and data visualization. 

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Topics: Announcements, Industry News

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