Interviews

How a Fired Employee Built a Business With 10,000 Customers – Business Article

Success Harbor: Why did you decide to start Journyx? Curt Finch: I got fired, basically. I’d seen timesheet data be worth millions to a small firm (TKG) and we used it to outbid and destroy a competitor. Since the internet was new, I started Journyx on that concept. Use timesheet data to get our customers rich. Success Harbor: How would a business use Journyx? Curt Finch: Journyx automates cost accounting for labor so that you know where your profits are coming from and…

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The Customer Showcase Contest – Submit Your Website And Win Awesome Prizes! – Online Business Article

Remember our Customer Spotlight series? The goal was to search for and comprehend all the unique strategies used by our customers for keeping their businesses running. With about 20 spotlights shipped, we have learned plenty along the way—lessons that can be related to by any company that spotlights their customers. Projects old or new, big and small, our success stories proved that there are customer experiences that are built to last. These great people make up…

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Jetorbit: Making Their Mark in Indonesia Web Hosting – Online Business Article

Although roughly five times smaller than the United States, it is easy to get distracted from Indonesia since it is made up of thousands of smaller islands in addition to its main land mass. That is probably one reason many people underestimate the consumer base there as well – currently at over 260 million. Yet their profile in the technology sector has been rising and even Cloud service provider Alibaba has acknowledged. The company launched its second data centre in…

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Zoho University Provides High School Grads Tuition-Free Skills Training – Business Article

I’ve been on a bit of a kick to start the year on the theme of “doing good and doing good in business.” The result can make for win-win outcomes and opportunities for small businesses to build important relationships.  And during this week’s Zoho Analyst Day among the presentations focused on the road ahead for the company in terms of product roadmaps and what it mean for customers, there was a lot of discussion on corporate culture and philosophy.  And…

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A Golden Age for Human Intelligence – Digital Business & Business Analytics – Business Article

I was honored yesterday to be one of the panelists in one of a series of SAP Radio 2019 prediction shows, hosted by Bonnie D. Graham. You can catch a recording of the session Voice America site or below.  https://cdn.voiceamerica.com/business/011054/graham012319.mp3 I’m on at 21′ in — here’s a rough transcript of what I talked about: “My prediction for 2019 is that we’re at the start of a new golden age for human intelligence.  I’ve been working in data and analytics for…

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#AskSAP 2019 Analytic Trends Webinar – Digital Business & Business Analytics – Business Intelligence Article

Andy Bitterer and Timo Elliott talking about the top ten analytic trends for 2019 The first #AskSAP web seminar of the year was on the topic of the top trends in analytics for 2019. It was hosted by Avery Horzewski and featured SAP Analytic Evangelist Andy Bitterer and myself chatting about our top ten favorite themes for this year in the area of business intelligence, analytics, data platforms, big data, and artificial intelligence. I hope you enjoy it as much…

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Big Data And Analytics Has Been Around Forever! Why Is It Still Important? – Digital Business & Business Analytics – Business Article

These are some quick answers to some common questions I get about Business Intelligence, Big Data, and Analytics: Big Data. The term has been around for quite some time. Why is it still important for innovative businesses? It’s clear that data is one of the most important assets of the future. Organizations want to optimize their end-to-end customer experience, to improve productivity, and to engage the workforce in new ways. All of these things require data and analytics. And we…

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Interview with YouTuber Charli Prangley – Online Business Article

Charli Prangley is a 26-year-old designer from New Zealand currently living in London. When she’s not busy working at her day job, she runs the funky t-shirt business Liner Note Kids, as well as a fast-growing YouTube channel. In less than 2 years Charli has grown her YouTube channel “CharliMarieTV” to over 10,000 subscribers, with over 550,000 views of her videos. With video topics covering design, style, DIY and weekly vlogs, Charli is quickly developing an online following. Easyspace recently…

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