Data quality: how to avoid reporting on “bad” data
Businesses and organization around the world are collecting and analyzing growing amounts of data, leading to better decision making, greater transparency, and improved efficiency. The down side to all that data, though, is the fact that “bad” data gets in with all the rest, possibly skewing reporting and analysis results. There’s not many things worse than spending months, even years, collecting data and realizing that any insights you hoped to glean from analysis are shot – all because of that small percentage of flawed, incorrect, or just “bad” data.
Informer Housecleaning Tips
by Tim Nicholson Informer, for the most part, requires very little maintenance. But, just like your trusty vehicle, you still need to pay it some attention occasionally to ensure everything is in working order. Here are a few things you...
Pitfalls of Self-service reporting and how you can avoid them
Self-service software has become increasingly popular, particularly given the demands placed on staff at all levels of an organization. With reporting software like Informer, self-service capabilities are certainly an attainable goal. But what happens if you’ve implemented software that isn’t as user friendly as you thought? Or maybe it is, but your end-users get in just a little over their heads? These pitfalls are commonplace, but they can be avoided given you know what to look for.
Luxury or lemon: how to tell the difference between good and not-so-good reporting vendors
In the auto world, performance is important. It’s no different with data reporting, but in today’s crowded field of business intelligence (BI) vendors there are bound to be some “lemons” out there. So how do you tell the difference?
Get instant visibility into your Audit Tables in SugarCRM
Delivered with pre-configured mappings and sample reports and dashboards (like the one above), the Informer / Sugar integration gives both technical and non-technical users secure instant visibility into key metrics from multiple perspectives.
TRID Changes and What it Means For Your Reports
by Tad Buck, Director of Informer Solutions, Entrinsik If you’re in the title insurance or mortgage business, you know that there are some big changes coming regarding client disclosure forms and how your business explains loan costs to customers. Essentially,...
W-Systems Reviews Entrinsik Informer in New Blog Post
On June 16th, 2015, we were honored to be in a Sugar CRM blog post written by Sarah Friedlander Garcia of W-Systems entitled, “Entrinsik Informer, Advanced Web-Based SugarCRM Reporting.” The blog article highlights benefits and features of Informer and what W-Systems...
Coming Soon: Informer 4.5!
We’ll be releasing the latest and greatest Informer with version 4.5 soon! Below are a few highlights about what’s new in the new release, and to see it in action join us for a live webinar demo on Thursday, June...
Entrinsik Wins SugarCON 2015 Best in Class
We had a great time at SugarCON this year, especially in the “App Throwdown” showcase competition. During this competition, Sugar developers who have created best-in-class applications “throwdown” to show off their hard work. SugarCRM hand-selects a team of judges to pick...
Highlights from Ellucian LIVE 2015
Ellucian LIVE 2015 was a lot of fun and a huge success! With over 8,000 attendees, the conference brought together representatives working within higher education institutions from all across the country and companies, like Entrinsik, who offer innovative technologies. While...