Slow and small leaks can cause significant losses for any business if not detected and fixed early.

A Small Leak Can Sink a Great Ship!

“Watch the little things; a small leak can sink a great ship!” – Benjamin Franklin Small and slow leaks sink ships – by analogy, slow and small leaks can also cause significant losses for any business if not detected and fixed early. Are small leaks interesting? Suppose an eCommerce business sees a decline of 50%…

Are You Managing your Data in ‘Memento’ Mode?

Are You Managing Your Data in ‘Memento’ Mode?

One of Christopher Nolan’s earlier films, Memento, really captures the feeling of being a data analyst looking for insights while monitoring growing volumes of data. How is Lack of Memory like Monitoring Today’s Data? In Memento, the story is revealed (in reverse) about an insurance investigator that suffers from anterograde amnesia (an inability to form…

Real-time anomaly detection with Anodot

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Our Amazon Partner Series Webinar

For business today, analyzing streaming data in real time, continuously generated from thousands of data sources, is not a simple process. Typically data records are sent simultaneously and in small sizes (on the order of bytes or kilobytes). Companies making real-time business decisions based on streaming data turn to a wide variety of sources such…

Performance Monitoring: Are All Ecommerce Metrics Created Equal?

Performance Monitoring: Are All Ecommerce Metrics Created Equal?

Traditional Analytics Tools for Ecommerce can’t include Each and Every Metric Number of sessions, total sales, number of transactions, competitor pricing, clicks by search query, cart abandonment rate, total cart value…the analytics tools commonly used by ecommerce companies for performance monitoring can’t include every metric, and even if they did the analysts using them wouldn’t…

The state of KPI dashboards for business intelligence

Do KPI dashboards provide enough value for business intelligence?

The state of KPI dashboards for business intelligence When they were first introduced, business intelligence (BI) KPI dashboards were intended to help provide continuous visibility into an enterprise’s performance, and thus optimize the analysis process of BI. Continuous visibility, however, is not the same as real-time intelligence. This has become increasingly and painfully clear to…

CEO dashboards fatal flaws

5 fatal flaws of CEO dashboards that derail leadership and decision-making

The claim for most CEO dashboards is that they provide  a complete view of enterprise performance and reliable, real-time information. Yet, if you’ve ever taken the time to read about building the perfect CEO dashboard, you might remember time-consuming tips and tricks explaining which metrics to include in the data monitored by the dashboard, and…

Why AI analytics will replace business KPI dashboards…starting now

In the automation age: Use AI to escape ‘business KPI dashboard hell’

Business KPI dashboards don’t provide actionable insights now Business data analysts are in dashboard hell right now. They have to interpret data from so many different sources and then try to figure out what is the best action to take, with the most important decisions being made based on this information.  Despite having “Key Performance…