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.

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.

Bergen AdairWhat Is SaasS Business Intelligence? Pros, Cons, Benefits and Selection
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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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Salesforce CRM vs Oracle CX: Which CRM is the Winner?

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CRM software (customer relationship management) can make a huge difference in your organization’s relationship with its customers. Salesforce and Oracle are some of the most powerful solutions on the market, so it’s no wonder they’re common choices for cloud-based CRM. But which is better for your business? We break down Salesforce vs Oracle CRM feature-by-feature to help you make an informed decision.

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Dundas vs Sisense: Which Business Analytics Tool Is The Winner?

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Knowledge is power, and business analytics (BA) give you the knowledge to do what you need for your business to thrive. But there are so many different types of business software out there. How can you choose just one?

Today we’re breaking down the pros and cons of two of the best business analytics tools on the market: Dundas vs Sisense. Hopefully by the time you’re finished reading you’ll feel both knowledgeable and empowered enough to make the right choice for your business.

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Open Source Reporting Tools: The Pros and Cons

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Making sense of a bunch of data is incredibly difficult, even for highly-trained data scientists. Unless it’s organized and visualized in an easy-to-understand manner, there isn’t much you can glean from a large data set. That’s why one of the most important aspects of business intelligence software is reporting. But not all software is created equal; is there a difference in quality between open source reporting tools and pricey solutions from an enterprise reporting tool vendor? This article aims to answer that question once and for all.

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Infor vs IFS vs Oracle: Which CMMS Software is the Winner?

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The world of maintenance management software (better known as CMMS or EAM) is vast, and it can be confusing. Choosing the right CMMS/EAM system for your business is crucial to getting the most out of this kind of business software. But how do you choose? Comparing industry leaders can help, so we’re breaking down the performance of Infor vs IFS vs Oracle, several top solutions in the EAM/CMMS space.

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Learn the Basics: A Big Data Analytics Crash Course

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The future is here, and it comes in the form of data. For businesses of every industry and size, the use of Big Data is only continuing to increase in the age of technology. After all, it’s been one of the most well-known buzzwords of the last few years for a reason. Despite how much it’s talked about, many people still don’t know what Big Data actually is.

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Medical Billing Software Features And Requirements Template Checklist

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A medical practice’s job is to care for patients, not keep track of and sort out billing. That’s why medical billing software exists! But what do you need to look for in software for billing? Do you need Medical Practice Management software or Electronic Health Record software? Do you have one of these and still need a separate medical billing software solution?

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Best CMMS For Hotels

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The world of hotel management is a complex puzzle of interlocking parts, and keeping that jigsaw organized can feel like an impossible task. Computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) is like the guide on the back of that jigsaw puzzle — it offers hotel managers a system of organization, a guide, a plan and a way to make sure everything is done properly. We’ve compiled a list of the best CMMS for hotels so you can find the best of the best for your organization.

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Business Analytics Requirements Checklist

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Your organization creates and collects an immense amount of data — probably even more than you realize. What do you do with that data once it’s there? How can it help you? How do you make sense of it?

This is where business analytics comes in. Business analytics tools fall into a subcategory of business intelligence and involves the methodical exploration of data to help businesses make data-driven decisions. It answers all three of the questions posed earlier and then some.

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Best CRM Campaign Management Software Tools

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Imagine your customers are fish. There are lots of fish in the sea, but only certain kinds that you want to eat — or, in this analogy, sell to. Marketing campaigns are the bait that brings the fish to your hook, where they can either be tossed back or sent down the sales pipeline. Designing a marketing campaign is like choosing the right bait. You want to attract a lot of fish, but you also want the right kind of fish. Marketing campaign management software by way of CRM tools with campaign management features is like a scientific research assistant that helps you study the fish, choose the right kind of bait, cast your line so it’ll land somewhere with a lot of fish and analyze what kinds of fish you caught and how to improve next time.

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Best Enterprise Email Marketing Platforms

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One of the most powerful tools in marketing automation software‘s tool belt is email marketing. Creating fun, informative and engaging email campaigns is one of an inbound marketer’s most effective methods for gathering leads and retaining customers. As such, a dynamic email service provider is key to the success of your email marketing. But which is the best enterprise email marketing software?

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Big List of Business Intelligence Capabilities

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Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data according to Forbes. It’s not just harmless ignorance to ignore all that data — it’s bad business! Organizations that adopt BI tools benefit from actionable, understandable data they can use to optimize business performance. BI streamlines operations, reduces workloads and improves productivity — and it achieves all this through the following critical BI capabilities:

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Top Medical Compliance Software for Practices

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for sensitive patient data protection. Companies that deal with protected health information (PHI) must have physical, network and process security measures in place — and follow them — to ensure HIPAA Compliance. Basically, anyone who deals with information regarding patient health has to meet the security standards put forth by HIPAA.

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What are the Different Types of Business Intelligence Tools?

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Data, data, data … that’s all we’re hearing about nowadays. Big Data, data mining, data scientists and the like appear at the top of Google searches and blog headlines more than ever before, and with good reason. The business leaders of today, in every industry, have discovered how to use their data to its fullest potential. So, what are business intelligence tools and what business intelligence systems are available now anyway? Understanding different types of business intelligence tools is now more attainable than ever.

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Salesforce vs SAP: Which CRM Software Is The Winner?

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Choosing CRM software (Customer Relationship Management) can feel like one of Hercules’ impossible tasks: there are so many, some cost an arm a leg and a sacrifice to the gods, and did I hear something about an Oracle? All jokes aside, just like Hercules had Eurystheus to help him out, you’ve got us. While there are many CRMs to explore, we’re going to break down the differences between Salesforce vs SAP CRM.

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Future of Electronic Medical Records: Experts Predict EMR Trends in 2020

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Gone are the days of running down to a dank basement to find a stack of paper files when someone comes through the doors of a physician’s office. Electronic medical records, managed with EMR software, have revolutionized the way patient records are recorded and processed. But where is this crucial software headed? We spoke with four experts in the healthcare tech industry to find out their thoughts on the future of electronic medical records trends in 2020 and beyond.

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