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Five Ways to Turn Business Data Into Business Insight Part 2: Take the Burden Out of Business Intelligence

Five Ways to Turn Business Data Into Business Insight Part 2:  Take the Burden Out of Business Intelligence

This is the second post in our five-part series, Five Ways to Turn Business Data into Business Insight. In part one we looked at how dashboards can provide easy information access to your team members based on their specific roles. Today, we’ll discuss the push towards empowering users while lessening the business intelligence (BI) and reporting burden on IT. Take the burden out of business intelligence with self-service reporting If money were no object, you’d have a personal technology counselor for every employee.

Venmo adds multi-factor authentication

Venmo adds multi-factor authentication

It’s easy to get complacent about internet security, but the reality is that none of us can afford to let our guard down. Precautions to protect yourself, your identity and your finances online can be simple, but they are only effective when practiced rigorously and consistently.

You need to know these BI terms

You need to know these BI terms

Are you thinking of making the move from simple Excel data extraction to more sophisticated business intelligence tools? It’s an essential step for any company looking to up the ante and gain real insights into business performance as of today, and to compare that to your company’s direction in order to understand what’s needed to get there.

Video Series: Microsoft Convergence 2015 w/David Gersten Day 1 & 2

Video Series: Microsoft Convergence 2015 w/David Gersten Day 1 & 2

In two short videos using his Windows phone, of course, David Gersten brings his best morning pizazz to welcome everyone to Microsoft Convergence 2015 and share the events of the day.

Top of the morning! Watch @dsgersten recap the first two days of #CONV15 in a @bcsteam short video series: http://t.co/tbWYiWqnB5

— Bond Consulting Svcs (@BCSTeam) March 17, 2015 David Gersten at Microsoft Convergence 2015 - Day 2 [youtube https://www.

Get Social with the BCS Team at #CONV15

Get Social with the BCS Team at #CONV15

We're running two fun social media contests with prizes while at Convergence 2015! Contest 1: Post a photo and win a BCS keylight! • Take a photo with Bob or David • Tag them @dsgersten @MrBobBond plus @BCSTeam • Post it on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook and win a BCS keylight! (One photo/keylight per person please) • See David before Convergence ends to collect your keylight! Contest 2: Guess how many steps David took during Convergence! (Twitter only contest) • David will be rocking his Microsoft Band all throughout Convergence • If you can guess the cumulative total of steps he took from March 16 through closing night, you win a special prize! • After closing night, tag David on Twitter (@dsgersten) with your guess.

Implementing BI for small businesses

Implementing BI for small businesses

Companies are using business intelligence tools to assist in their business operations. Whether it’s collecting, analyzing or virtualizing data, or creating reports, business intelligence systems can do all this and much more. They also allow companies to make strategic business decisions to increase efficiency at an affordable price.

Office for Mac 2016 unveiled by Microsoft

Office for Mac 2016 unveiled by Microsoft

With the release of Office for Mac 2016, Microsoft brings a long overdue refresh to its flagship suite of productivity applications for Mac users. As well as design changes that deliver similarities to the Windows versions of the applications, the latest upgrade – currently free of charge while it remains in preview stage, prior to full release later this year – harnesses the power of cloud computing to deliver Office 365 collaboration features.