Construction data storage costs have been on the rise. With revenue generation and cost savings as key focus areas, it’s easy to run off the rails. After all, there is so much information to track and utilize. From the estimating/pre-construction process to reconciliation of sub bids, from tracking subcontractor input to analyzing historical spec rates, you need a way to improve your back-office integration that gives you immediate access to customer, product and reference data. Storing all of your valuable information in a way that still leaves it accessible may sound like a formula for adding to your costs, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Lowering your construction data storage costs is a project that can result in direct and indirect savings. Here’s how to do it in 3 simple steps.Read More..
Is productivity a priority in your business? Over the last thirty years, businesses have been gifted with a number of innovative tools that have created a sea change in ability. Here are 5 ways to make productivity a priority in your business.Read More..
One of the biggest obstacles to productivity organizations face today is in file storage. Particularly, the proper way to store media files. Archiving data has seemingly always presented a storage issue. The advent of big data at rest and big data in motion means you need to understand how it is used and what challenges it presents. Most importantly, you need to make sure that your organization has high performance storage architecture to accommodate large streaming files.Read More..
Retailers have the same end goal as any other business – to make money. But the retail environment is different. Your business model requires a greater emphasis on productivity. Your mission is to maximize sales while minimizing investments in inventory, space, people, and time. The best way to do that is to increase your retail operation’s efficiency. Though there is much to be said about inventory management, effective utilization of space, and the impact of mobile applications on sales, technology is what drives productivity most today. A technologically savvy staff that is well-trained and fairly compensated is a retailer’s most valuable asset. Here are some tips on how focusing on employee enablement and advocacy can boost retail productivity and help you beat the competition.Read More..
Over the last several years, construction companies have really struggled with productivity. Their ability to get more done through more traditional approaches to efficiency has provided smaller and smaller returns, leaving them struggling for ways to do more with less. By adopting a new construction productivity paradigm that allows you to cut costs while increasing output, you’re able to make changes to internal processes quickly and with ease. This provides your employees with more time to get their jobs done by eliminating roadblocks to efficiency and providing them with access to information wherever and whenever it is needed.Read More..
Your organization gathers data for a number of reasons. Its most basic function is to help you operate efficiently and achieve your goals. Simplifying your data management makes it easier for you to use this information. It also reduces your data storage costs, development, and administration. Let’s explore how the right analytic tools can help simplify data management to give you the information you need when you need it.Read More..
The gaming industry has been transformed by big data, but what happens when it is used incorrectly? Here are 5 data analytics mistakes gaming companies make.Read More..
Data analytics have dramatically changed retail businesses around the world. You have likely witnesses this first-hand. Where your focus was once on bringing customers to your store, your challenge now is to bring your store to your customers. Wherever they are, whenever they want, your retail business must be available. Your ability to do this relies on having plenty of information about these customers. You need to find ways to put your data to good use.Read More..
Data analytics have been the driver behind some of the biggest transformations in business – from cost reductions to faster, better decision making and the creation of new products and services. In the construction industry, the ability to effectively use data that’s been collected from disparate departments and sources has been revolutionary. It has introduced…Read More..
Your company likely relies on data and has invested tremendous resources gathering as much of it as possible. This information is invaluable to your business, as its analysis gives you the ability to identify trends and patterns to react quickly to changing demands and conditions. Your business intelligence gives you what you need to compete…Read More..