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Grow your business with these six live chat metrics

Keeping the following six live chat metrics top of mind will ensure your support team is focussing...

Yaakov Karda- August 19, 2019

7 SQL Query Performance Tuning Tips

Master the Art of Fine Tuning Your SQL Queries with these 7 actionable performance tuning tips.

Jonathan Milne- July 22, 2019

Becoming data-driven: Advice from 15 Klipfolio users

15 Klipfolio users have advice for organizations and individuals who are on the fence about...

Mitch Dupuis- July 19, 2019

A true no coding experience: Building a PowerMetric with BigQuery and Cervinodata in under two minutes

Klipfolio and Cervinodata for BigQuery are a perfect combination. Here's why.

Erik van Dorp- July 15, 2019

Using Data at Your Restaurant: Tips to Improve the Process

Use data properly at your restaurant. Tips to get started on improving your data usage.

Saleem Khatri- March 14, 2019

Why your company needs to invest in creating a clear vision

This is the first of three pieces on how to create a deliberate and measurable plan for...

Allan Wille- October 5, 2018

Google Sheets: Best practices to prepare your data for publishing in your dashboard

Depending of your business and the information systems that you use, your data can be in many...

Monique Almeida- October 23, 2017

3 simple rules for intuitive dashboard design

Great dashboard design is about far more than metrics and KPIs. Here are a few tips for building a...

Jonathan Taylor- July 26, 2017

Dashboard design: On comparison values

Colors and shapes may get all the attention, but comparison values are at the heart of meaningful...

Jonathan Taylor- July 18, 2017

Best practices for successful implementation of continuous delivery. Part 2

This is the second of three blog postings on the concept of continuous delivery. It’s an important...

Ali Pourshahid- March 29, 2017

Why every digital marketer needs to learn how to deploy marketing technology

Too often, we confuse marketing technology with marketing strategy. Whether we blame the messaging...

Jonathan Taylor- March 1, 2017

5 Killer Content Marketing Opportunities I’ll Bet You’re Missing (We Were Too)

Ever feel like your content marketing is as good as it's going to get? We did. Then we were shown...

Jonathan Taylor- November 16, 2016

Best practices for picking the right KPIs for your business

Taking the time to think critically about the metrics that are truly “key” to business performance...

Jonathan Taylor- March 29, 2016

Why understanding unit economics is important to your business

In any company there are many moving parts and levers that can lead to success or failure. Breaking...

Allan Wille- February 19, 2016

Dashboard Design Mistake #6: Forcing users to do the math

This blog is the sixth (and last) in a series on common dashboard design mistakes - and how to...

Mychelle Mollot- February 1, 2016

Dashboard Design Mistake #5: Misuse of Colour

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done...

Mychelle Mollot- December 18, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake #4: Using charts and graphs that don’t work well on dashboards. Spoiler Alert: Save the pie for dessert.

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done...

Mychelle Mollot- December 11, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake # 3 Poor layout choices

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be done...

Mychelle Mollot- December 4, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake #2 - Not adding comparison values

This blog is the second in a series on common dashboard design mistakes - and how to avoid them....

Mychelle Mollot- November 26, 2015

Dashboard Design Mistake #1 - Building a one-size-fits-all dashboard

Dashboards can be valuable business tools. But to maximize their value, dashboards have to be built...

Mychelle Mollot- November 17, 2015