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Ad Hoc Reporting Keeps Endowment Funds Flowing

Ad Hoc Reporting Keeps Endowment Funds Flowing

At Converse College, a private women’s university in Spartanburg, South Carolina, ad hoc reporting is the difference between an antiquated endowment program and one that will sustain the school’s scholarship program by appealing to modern philanthropists. As endowment...

BI Roadblock #2: IT Bottlenecks

BI Roadblock #2: IT Bottlenecks

One of the most common impediments to healthy data practice is the IT bottleneck, a workflow dysfunction in which a SaaS provider’s technical staff become overburdened with customer reporting requests. IT bottlenecks typically occur when SaaS vendors fail to provide...

BI Roadblock #1: Data Silos

BI Roadblock #1: Data Silos

A data silo is an information repository that is either isolated from stakeholders, other repositories, or both. Though they’re easy to spot and generally known to be problematic, they’re also one of the most common barriers to good data practice.  This is in part...

Top 20 Exago BI FAQs

Top 20 Exago BI FAQs

You asked, we answered. Here are the top 20 most frequently asked questions about Exago BI!  Reports 1. Will my users be able to build their own reports? Absolutely! Exago’s reporting tools are designed so non-technical end users can build their own reports without...

Some Assembly Required: The Third Route to Embedded BI

Some Assembly Required: The Third Route to Embedded BI

Some Assembly Required The Third Route to Embedded BI All roads to embedded business intelligence (BI) software begin with the same question: should we build our own analytics solution or buy something we can just plug into our SaaS product and bring to market right...

Calculating Your ETL ROI

Calculating Your ETL ROI

How to cut the costs and boost the benefits of your ETL program. There are many resources that explain how to calculate the ROI of a data warehousing project, but few isolate just the ETL slice of the pie. Extract, Transform, and Load processes make up a significant...

Exago Clients Talk ROI

Exago Clients Talk ROI

At this year’s Client Advisory Board Meeting, SaaS vendors shared what led them to invest in Exago BI and what successes the application has brought their products and customers. Here’s what they said! We’ve provided a transcription below.     WILLIAM DRUMMY...

Build or Buy a BI Solution

Build or Buy a BI Solution

Don’t take our word for it: find out what industry experts have to say on the decision to build or buy business intelligence.  The Bottom Line Choose the route that best meets your requirements, takes the least time, and uses the fewest resources. “At its highest...

The Hallmarks of a HIPAA-Compliant Embedded BI Solution

The Hallmarks of a HIPAA-Compliant Embedded BI Solution

Since the Final Omnibus Rule was added to HIPAA in 2013, software companies serving the American healthcare sector have grown used to double-checking their business partners for compliance with federal privacy regulations. Where once only healthcare providers,...

Exago on FHIR

Exago on FHIR

The healthcare industry is on FHIR. Or, it will be soon. FHIR (pronounced “fire”) protocol is the future of health data interoperability.  Some in the healthcare IT industry have even claimed that FHIR “has the potential to be as ubiquitous and useful as the internet...