Bergen Adair

Bergen

Bergen Adair is a Market Analyst at SelectHub who writes content on CMMS, EAM, facility management and business analytics. She has had a love of the written word since she started reading voraciously at three years old, and studied creative writing at Colorado State University and Swansea University. In her free time she's usually reading (or napping) in a hammock, hiking with her dog, or listening to horror and true crime podcasts.

The Best Property Maintenance Management Software For 2020

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Home may be where the heart is, but the walls around you shouldn’t be neglected lest they fall into disrepair. Property maintenance software (also known as facility management software) helps make maintaining those walls just a little easier. But what is property management maintenance software? What features does it offer? What is the best property maintenance software in the current year? This article will answer these questions and more, so let’s get started.

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Facilities Management Trends: The Future of Facilities Management

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The 2020s are an era we have approached with apprehension, excitement, uncertainty and ingenuity as technology races forward at breakneck speed. Software technology is no exception, and facility management software is taking big and exciting strides. FM software helps track, manage and maintain commercial facilities like power plants, factories or rental properties. We asked some experts to weigh in on what facilities management software trends we can expect to see in 2020 and beyond.

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Asset Tracking Software: A Comprehensive Overview and the Best Solutions in 2020

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We are deep into the age of information. Gathering information is easier than ever, and organizations taking advantage of that have a competitive edge over their competitors. Tracking assets, for example, is a cost-effective way to utilize information to optimize a facility’s operations from the ground up and to put enterprise asset management software and practices to work. In this article, we’ll talk about what asset tracking software does, its features, and the best asset tracking software solutions for the coming year.

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Best Data Analysis Tools for 2020

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Data is the currency of the future, and in order to get the most out of their data, businesses need to be able to access and make use of their data. Luckily, there are literally hundreds of amazing business analytics tools on the market that make quick work of the complicated tasks required to capitalize on this data. Unfortunately, these hundreds of available tools can cause choice paralysis. How do you choose the best data analysis tools from all these options?

This article aims to answer that question by providing a list of the top data analysis tools this year, as well as some helpful tools for users looking to find their personal best match. So let’s get started!

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Best BI Data Visualization Tools: What to Look for in 2020

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In today’s hyper-competitive business world, only decisions that are backed by data can be trusted to bring the desired results. But in order to gain valuable insights from their data, companies must first understand it, and that’s very difficult if you aren’t able to visualize the data in a way that makes it easy to understand. That’s where business intelligence software and data visualization tools come in.

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Business Intelligence Market Insights for 2020: What Do They Mean for You?

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The Business Intelligence (BI) software industry is quickly emerging as one of the top software categories in terms of market size. Gartner expects global revenue of BI to rise to $22.8 billion by 2020, and Reuters foresees additional growth to $29.48 billion by 2022. The business intelligence market is booming and will continue to do so as the market for BI solutions grows.

We realize that the rise of an analytics-driven industry isn’t exactly breaking news these days, but you may be wondering what these forecasts can mean for you and your business. With BI software leading the way in helping businesses make better-informed decisions, here are a few points worth noting, based on new market insights and input from some key thought leaders in the BI space. Let’s take a closer look at the BI market and what you need to know to keep your business up to date with the trends this year.

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CMMS Trends: The Future of CMMS for 2020

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A new year means a new you: and new best practices for your maintenance management! Computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) — a category which also includes enterprise asset management (EAM) software and facilities management (FM or CAFM) — is stepping confidently into the future. This article investigates the CMMS market, CMMS software trends for the 2020s, and expert input on what CMMS trends to expect in the coming years.

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Insights into the 2020 Enterprise Asset Management Software Market

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The year is 2020, and the enterprise asset management market (EAM software) is booming. As the focus has moved from simple maintenance management to organization-wide asset management, the market has changed accordingly. We asked industry experts for their insight into current and near-future EAM market trends, EAM market size, the state of the market and more.

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CMMS Open Source: Is It Worth It?

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Companies looking for CMMS software, or Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, can face some significant decisions. This type of enterprise resource can be tremendously valuable and save enormous amounts of time, effort and money. One of the most significant choices that goes into considering a CMMS system is whether to go with proprietary licensed products or CMMS open source software.

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Pardot vs Marketo: Which Marketing Automation Software is the Winner?

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You probably hear the phrase “work smarter, not harder” five times a day — but have you taken it to heart? Are you really working smarter? That’s the core of marketing automation software, but not all marketing automation platforms are created equal.

When comparing Pardot vs Marketo, we must consider that these are two of the most popular platforms out there for marketing automation, and it’s not hard to see why. But how do the two measure up against each other?

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Embedded Analytics Requirements and Features

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While the average person might balk at the phrase “embedded business intelligence (BI) and analytics,” you’re not the average person. You’re looking for embedded analytics software or looking to learn more about it, and you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled an embedded analytics requirements checklist to help guide you in your search for embedded BI software.

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Best Medical Claims Processing Software For 2020

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Insurance claims can be the most stressful and confusing aspect of running a medical practice. With the medical insurance landscape constantly in flux, it can be too much to stay on top of everything with a manual system. More physicians and practices are opting for medical billing software that incorporates patients’ electronic health records, patient portals, revenue cycles and clinical cycles to streamline the medical experience.

That’s where medical claims processing software comes in. The best medical claims management software should have great claims management functionality as a priority — but not all of it does. That’s why we made a list of the best medical claims processing systems on the market to help you make informed, empowered decisions for your business.

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8 Key Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Software

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The benefits of preventive maintenance software (a common feature of CMMS software) offers users a wide range of capabilities and perks. Mainly, it helps assess and evaluate assets in order to ensure they are operating at peak performance for the enterprise. In many ways, CMMS functions as a decision support tool for maintenance. It helps promote predictive and preventive maintenance to steer users away from relying on simply reactive maintenance routines. Here are eight key preventive maintenance benefits from using the software:

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Benefits of Business Intelligence Software

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You’ve probably heard the saying, “work smarter, not harder.” That turn of phrase might as well have been invented for BI tools. Business intelligence software (BI) is comprised of a range of data analytics tools designed to analyze and manage data related to your business operations. So what are the benefits of business intelligence software? Some business intelligence benefits include rich visualization capabilities that allow businesses to monitor sales, logistics and even productivity. It also provides extensive data analysis using richly visualized, intuitive reports.

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Business Intelligence Applications: Considering the Application of BI

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Have you ever wished you could get a glimpse into the inner workings of your organization to understand more about how and why things happen? Well, I’ve got great news for you — you can! Business intelligence tools give you just this opportunity, but they can do much more! For those who’ve wondered what BI is good for, this article highlights the four main business intelligence applications and what it can do for your business.

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Visual Analytics Tools: What Are They And Which Should You Use?

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“I love to read through thousands of rows of data tables to digest information,” said no one ever. Most of the data you collect through business analytics tools end up in some kind of standard table of rows and columns. Although you could leave it in this form, it’s not only boring to look at, but also incredibly difficult to actually understand the big picture. Sure, you may get a general sense of what the data holds — you may even be able to spot a pattern or two. But to get a true picture of the story your data tells, you need visual analytics tools.

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What Is Predictive Analytics? Benefits, Features, and Strategies for Driving Revenue Growth

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The best way to gain a competitive edge in any industry is by knowing more about your operations and the market dynamics affecting them than your competitors. Competing with greater intensity and the ability to get more done in less time is what differentiates market leaders from other companies. One of the best ways to make this goal a reality is to implement a business intelligence tool with predictive analytics. But what is predictive analytics? How is it implemented? How is it different from other kinds of analytics? Read on to answer these questions and more.

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What Is SaasS Business Intelligence? Pros, Cons, Benefits and Selection

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Businesses are trying to harness the right data sets and analyze them in the right ways to make good decisions about products, services, customers, suppliers and much more. But BI tools come in so many forms, and the choices can be overwhelming. One of those choices is whether to pursue this business intelligence in-house or utilize new cloud or SaaS BI tools.

This article will attempt to explain what SaaS (software-as-a-service) business intelligence entails, the difference between on-premise and SaaS, some of the pros and cons of choosing a SaaS solution, and how to select the right BI tool for your business.

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Top CRM Features and Functionality List

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Working with customers can be a challenging task. Keeping up with contacts, correctly diagnosing problems and ensuring satisfaction as well as positive interactions can feel like the weight of the world on the shoulders of your customer relations team. Customer relationship management software (CRM) can carry a lot of that workload for business and sales processes.

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Best CRM Software For Banks

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Banks aren’t what they used to be — the days of stuffy vaults and high counters are long behind us. Banks of the modern age need a modern way to interact with customers, and customer relationship management CRM software (customer relationship management) offers just that. But which CRM software do banks use? To answer, our analyst team has compiled this list of the top CRM for banks to help you stay informed.

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