How to create a free dashboard as featured on HBO’s Silicon Valley

Business Dashboards – What and Why?  We’ve recently talked about the idea if having a business dashboard that measures an organization’s most important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) displayed on a TV is necessary or a luxury (spoiler alert, it’s quite important, and that’s what Cyfe helps deliver!).  In the past we’ve also written several quick walkthroughs [...]

Business dashboards for your TV. Are they worth it?

What is a business dashboard and why use one on a TV? Today we delve into a real-life customer example of a Cyfe online business dashboard being used for projecting business Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on a big screen.  Excerpts below are from Jonny Pathan, Creative Director at WATB Creative, describing how he uses a business dashboard [...]

Super Bowl 50 Visualized

This year marks the “golden” anniversary of the Super Bowl, with its 50th edition taking place on Sunday, February 7th at the brand new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. While we’ve seen 49 previous iterations of the biggest event in American football, the Golden Edition will include a few notable “firsts”. Keep reading to [...]

4 Game Changing Predictions for Big Data Analytics in 2016

Everyday the human race creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. 2.5 quintillion bytes … that’s 2.5 followed by 17 zeros. Most of this data is generated at extremely high speeds from diverse sources, including audio, video, social, online activity, cloud applications, and text streams. This massive amount of complex, real-time, historical, structured, and unstructured data [...]

The 11 Best Analytics Posts to Guide You into 2016

The world of analytics has seen major revolutions in 2015. And, of course, the trends exhibited last year are the foundation of what will happen next. This post aims to help you reflect thoughtfully on the best of the best in 2015’s analytics, big data, and business intelligence articles. Not merely for nostalgia … but [...]

Why Integrated Analytics are Essential for Survival … and Growth: 4 Reasons

Let me start with bold, profoundly counter-intuitive claim: lack of data is not your business biggest challenge to making informed decision. The fundamental problem is integration. In other words, given the unprecedented access we now have to all things analytical, our struggle with data is not that we don’t have enough … it’s that the [...]

Siloed Data is Killing Your Business Analytics

The number of applications used by the typical organization is staggering. At the small-business level, the average is 14.3. Not surprisingly, when we look at the enterprise-level that number jumps substantially … to just under 500. While most of your employees or team members would defend “their” apps as necessary or job-critical, our love of [...]

The 5 Social Media Metrics That Matter

Did you know what the number one activity on the web is? It’s social media. The problem is … social media is a beast – especially when you intend to leverage its power to market your business. Whether you’re running a brand-level team with multiple networks, campaigns, and channels or just trying to keep your [...]

28 SEO and Marketing Experts Share Their Thoughts On Actionable Data & Analytics (Part 3 of 3)

Whatever your industry or role, tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), analytics, and data is a crucial component to success.  We asked experts in SEO and Marketing to share their thoughts & opinions on this topic.  This is part 3 of a 3-part blog series.  (Previous: Part 1 and Part 2). We asked them, ”Which KPIs do [...]

28 SEO and Marketing Experts Share Their Thoughts On Actionable Data & Analytics (Part 2 of 3)

Whatever your industry or role, tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), analytics, and data is a crucial component to success.  We asked experts in SEO and Marketing to share their thoughts & opinions on this topic.  This is part 2 of a 3-part blog series.  (Others: Part 1 and Part 3). We asked them, ”Which KPIs do you track every day [...]