Qlik Number 1 in Customer Satisfaction

When looking at what Business Intelligence platform to use, what other customers think is a big factor to take into account. That’s good news for Qlik as they are consistently ranked high in customer and product satisfaction. That has remained true as there are For...

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Data Quality

What is your data quality like? I’m sure you want to say it’s pristine but let’s be honest, that’s probably not the case! When we get a new client, one of the first things we need to do is clean their data. Regardless of the type, or size or an organisation is, the...

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Social Media Tracking

Social Media Tracking

Social media is one of the major facets of marketing now. It has grown from a small-time, niche market into one of the most commonly used platforms to get your message out there. As such, it is vitally important that you know what you are doing. There are so many...

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Collaborative Decision-making

How many decisions do you make in a day? I can’t even begin to count. Big, small – they rack up so quickly. If we are making all these decisions every day, we want them to be the best options, right? Gather all the information and analyse it to get the best outcome....

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How to Ensure BI User Acceptance

One area we keep coming back to in this blog is BI project successes and failures. It is something that clients and followers bring up with us a lot. And, as there are so many issues around BI projects and all the things you have to take into consideration, I think...

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KPIs and BI – a Match made in Heaven

In the world of Business Intelligence, things have been changing radically and rapidly over the past decade. In the early days, users needed a huge deal of technical know-how. Specialists were needed to build data warehouses based around what the information users...

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Spreadsheets are Wrong!

If you don’t have a Business Intelligence platform, like Qlik, then you are probably using spreadsheets to collect and manage your data. We are not fans of spreadsheets (though we do admit they are not the worst thing in the world). But it is not just our biased...

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Storytelling with Qlik

Storytelling with Qlik

Who doesn’t love a good story? I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t. Personally, I always have a book with me, wherever I am. People have been telling stories for centuries, and books, movies, and TV have all continued this tradition in more recent times. So given this...

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New Partnership with GeoPal

SiliconCloud and GeoPal are pleased to announce their new partnership. SiliconCloud is GeoPal’s newest vendor and will be promoting and selling GeoPal software to its client base in Ireland. GeoPal Cloud and Mobile App will be added to the range of technology...

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BI Project Risk Factors Pt 2

BI Project Risk Factors Pt 2

As promised, it's part two of our BI Risk factors blog. Before we talked about why BI projects fail, and we gave you some symptoms to look out for. What we are going to do now is tell you about the BI risk factors that you can mitigate during the process. Knowing what...

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