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

How Retailers Can Drive Bottom-Line Results with Mobile Analytics [ebook]

Posted by Steve Neat

April 28, 2015

Traditional retailers are experiencing both opportunities and challenges amidst the digital revolution. In fact, research says that ecommerce will reach $370 billion by 2017 --- one tenth of retail sales in the U.S.

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Topics: Industry News, Roambi for Retail

3 Ways Data Viz Fuels Better Customer Service

Posted by Jaime Zuluaga

April 16, 2015

Thriving customer service drives business success. Happy and engaged customers save you money in the long run. In fact, it’s ten times more expensive to gain a new customer than retain the customers your business already has.

But, it’s harder than ever to keep customers loyal, as competitors are just a click away. Businesses need to pay attention to the customer service side of the business in real time—and data visualization enables that competitive advantage. 

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Topics: mobility, Roambi for Retail

Stop the Bleeding: How to Win Buy-In for Mobile Data Visualization by Thinking Like an Army Medic

Posted by Stephen Courdin

April 14, 2015

The amount of data created every day continues to increase at an unprecedented rate; it’s seemingly limitless. To stay ahead of the competition, business leaders have started to harness the power of big data with mobile analytics.

But how do you create a plan to make data useful, and get buy-in from those on the front lines in your organization? Try taking a cue from the U.S. Army by identifying the problem, researching solutions, laying out a new strategy, and providing guidance to the business unit that can benefit most.
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Topics: Operations

TEDTalks We Love: The Beauty of Data Visualizations

Posted by Quinton Alsbury

April 10, 2015

When you think of the word “beautiful,” what do you envision? Chances are, your first thought wasn’t associated with data. When most people think of data, they think of spreadsheets—and thousands of numbers.

At Roambi, we’ve always known the true beauty of data. In a TEDTalk by Data Journalist David McCandless, we’re reminded just how powerful data can be when it’s effectively visualized. 


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Topics: Mobile Data Presentation, business intelligence

3 Reasons Why Retail Executives Need Mobile Reporting

Posted by Erika Hashemi

April 8, 2015

As a retail executive, you understand the complexities of running a smooth, successful operation. From tracking against sales goals to analyzing trends, creating accurate, detailed and useful reports can be tricky and tedious. 

Integrating mobile reporting into your retail store operations allows you to boost overall performance, eliminate bulky reports, and make decisions in the moment based on data. Outlined below are the three key reasons retail executives need to implement mobile reporting into business operations.  
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Topics: Mobile Field Reporting, Roambi for Retail

The One Profit-Boosting Strategy Resellers Need

Posted by Roambi

March 2, 2015

For many in the channel ecosystem, business as usual just won’t cut it anymore. Traditional hardwired systems are quickly being replaced with cloud-based, software as a service (SaaS) offerings, forcing resellers to re-evaluate their business models, staffing and revenue streams.

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Topics: Resellers

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