Roambi's blog has found a new home!

Posted by Roambi

April 28, 2016

As you may know, Roambi was recently acquired by SAP and is now a part of SAP's first class suite of BI and Analytics tools. Learn More

It has been our pleasure to bring you a fresh perspective on mobile analytics, BI, and data visualization. We do hope that you’ve enjoyed reading our posts. As part of the transition, we will be moving over to SAP's Analytics blog.

Follow us at blog-sap.com/analytics, where we’ll continue to share even more on analytics!

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Topics: SAP

How to Grow Your Business with Best-in-Class Apps

Posted by Dave Becerra

February 2, 2016

Nearly 50% of Americans make personal New Year’s resolutions, but what about the goals you want to achieve in business? With the New Year upon us, it’s a great time to think about how to transform your business into the revenue-generating, smooth-operating machine you’ve always wanted it to be.

Wondering where to begin? How about harnessing the power of mobile applications.

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Topics: mobility

How to Combat Retail Shrinkage & Improve Loss Prevention with Mobile Reporting

Posted by Alexandra Sheehan

January 27, 2016

Nothing ruins a retailer’s business and revenue stream like shrink. In the field, shrinkage is defined as the loss of products between the manufacturer and point of sale.

Shrinkage is no joke, as retailers of all sizes have lost more than $44 billion in revenue in one year alone. While many retailers attempt to combat these occurrences with a loss prevention program, they first have to pull an exhausting amount of numbers to find when and where losses occurred.

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Topics: Roambi for Retail

How to Simplify Pharma Regulatory Compliance with Mobile Technology

Posted by Thibaut de Lataillade

January 20, 2016

Maintaining regulatory compliance is extremely important to those in the pharma industry. For example, one company was charged $3 billion for a wrongly branded Rx. If pharma companies want to avoid steep legal bills, they’ll need to ensure compliance with new regulations.

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Topics: Roambi for Pharma

3 Key Takeaways from the 2015 Veeva European Commercial Summit

Posted by Thibaut de Lataillade

January 12, 2016

In December 2015, our team had the chance to visit Barcelona, Spain for the 2015 Veeva European Commercial Summit. During our time at the summit, we engaged with top pharma thought leaders, learned about Veeva product updates, and discussed one of the most important factors driving the industry these days: data.

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Topics: Roambi for Pharma

How To Understand Business Data: What We Learned from Asking You.

Posted by Geoff Roberts

January 5, 2016

 

Chances are you’re probably not a data scientist, and that’s because only about 0.00015% of the world has that specific profession. But, regardless of the fact that most of us are not trained data scientists, data is still everywhere waiting to be analyzed. In fact, of more than 1,500 surveyed, we found that 92.5% are using and analyzing data without the official title!

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Topics: Data Use

Roambi's Night Before Christmas: Visit from App Santa

Posted by Geoff Roberts

December 21, 2015


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not a bad holiday view from our Roambi headquarters.

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the cloud,

No Roambi employees’ were stirring, not the usual crowd.

The surfboards were stacked at the office with care.

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

 

Meanwhile retail CEOs were nestled, all snug in their beds,

While visualizations of sugar-plum sales danced in their heads.

And Quinton Alsbury in his kerchief, was checking his app,

Getting ready to settle down for a much needed nap.

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Topics: Announcements

Future-Proof Your Business with Mobile-First Solutions

Posted by Dave Becerra

December 15, 2015

Make no mistake: mobile devices have revolutionized life as we know it. According to Pew Research Center, we’re always on our phones or tablets for various reasons:

  • 63% of device owners access the web.
  • 74% say they use a smartphone to get directions.
  • 67% of mobile users check their phones even when they don’t have a notification.
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Topics: mobility

Discover How 1,500+ Professionals Use Data for Business Insights  [Infographic]

Posted by Gerrit Neve

December 10, 2015

Cloud servers and connected devices are generating massive amounts of data (2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily, to be exact). But only a fraction of that data is ever analyzed.

We’re producing more data than ever before, but when we talk to professionals about how they’re using it, most are still behind the curve. This is because data can be hard to analyze and downright impossible to understand due to the amount we collect.

 

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Topics: Data Use

How Do You Use Data? 1,500 Business Professionals Weigh In

Posted by Gerrit Neve

December 8, 2015

Can you believe that only 0.5% of all data created is ever analyzed? When we think of how quickly data is generated and how difficult it can be to understand, it shouldn’t be too hard to believe.

We have access to more information than ever before, and that information is growing exponentially. With new information literally right at our fingertips, shouldn’t we turn it into something useful, like insights that drive and improve our business and personal lives?

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Topics: Mobile Data Presentation