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June 25, 2023

A People and Culture Strategist Explores the Value of Predictive Insight

Predictive insight has emerged as a critical aspect of People and Culture. As organisations aim to make data-driven decisions that can help them attract, retain, and develop their workforce. With…
September 1, 2022

How manual reporting jeopardises your profitability and performance

For most large companies, manually generating reports to evaluate operational performance and service deliveries can take weeks, if not months. How much time do you spend fiddling with spreadsheets, moving…
May 18, 2022

How big data enables greater opportunities for agribusiness

Growing population, climate change, and increasing costs put huge pressure on the agricultural industry to continue to provide food for our planet while using fewer resources. Agribusinesses must constantly innovate…
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May 5, 2022

How to build a solid data foundation for effective insights

You can be sitting on a gold mine of data but if you don’t know how to extract its value, you’re wasting one of your organisation’s biggest assets! The key…
April 16, 2022

Decision Intelligence: Practical Application and Benefits for Transportation

In a previous article, we discussed how Decision Intelligence (DI) has evolved from Business Intelligence to deliver more effective decisions and better business outcomes. In short, DI combines the decision-making process with BI and…
April 8, 2022

Government’s digitalisation endorsement: There’s no better time than now!

The government has recently announced a digitalisation endorsement to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) accelerate economic recovery by embracing a digital data strategy. Investments in cloud computing, e-invoicing, cyber security, and…
February 8, 2022

Industry 4.0 to 5.0: What it means for Meat Processors and Manufacturers

Wondering what Industry 4.0 and 5.0 is all about? We’re here to explain. Currently, we are living in the 4th industrial revolution – Industry 4.0. This is the age of…
December 21, 2021

Smart Farms: What you need to know

The future of Australia’s agriculture is in smart farms. Australia is the second-largest agricultural area in the world, after China. We have over 85,000 farms using 372 million hectares of land and…
December 1, 2021

What if Santa partnered with a DI company?

Santa’s a busy guy – the whole year rests on getting one night right. Santa has a lot on his plate. He has to manage the production of millions of…
November 20, 2021

Decision Intelligence Raises BI to the Next Level

Decision Intelligence has evolved from Business Intelligence to deliver more effective decisions and better business outcomes. Where Business Intelligence tools enable data-driven decisions, Decision Intelligence goes beyond that to combine the cause…
August 17, 2021

5 Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven Organisation

We have talked about what it means to be data-driven. When data drives the decisions and actions of your organisation, you are data-driven. We have also talked about what being data-driven…
July 31, 2021

Data-driven: What is it and why does it matter?

We constantly use data to make decisions in our everyday lives. What products we buy, which route we choose to take to our destinations, the content we read and the…
July 20, 2021

Five more advantages of being data-driven

Data is utilised to lead the decision-making process, utilising it properly creates clear advantages. Insights allow you to quickly make the best decisions for the business and predict future trends…
July 8, 2021

What is the Cloud?

It seems times were simpler when the Cloud was just a fluffy white object in the sky that indicated rain or inspired artists and photographers. These days, everyone talks about…
June 23, 2021

Five Steps to Increase Customer Engagement with DI

You have the power at your fingertips to turn your customers into brand promoters. Here are our 5 steps to increasing your customer engagement with a DI.
June 1, 2021

What exactly is Business Intelligence?

A recent survey reported that IT leaders saw a 41% increase in requests for Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. Gartner reported that in 2019 the BI industry grew by over 10% to $24.8 billion, with…
January 14, 2021

Using Data to Increase Productivity

With advancements in technology, companies are becoming more dependent on data to increase productivity to maximize profits.
January 7, 2021

Predicting Absenteeism with Data

All industries deal with absent staff but utilising data, absenteeism can be accurately forecasted and potentially prevented to increase efficiency and reduce labour costs.
December 10, 2020

The Compounding Effect of Data

The compounding effect of data increases the value of the data you already have and simplifies the process of optimising your data.
October 8, 2020

Top 5 Data & Analytic Gartner Trends

Data and artificial intelligence (AI) have taken on massive roles in managing the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis. What does this mean for data and analytics as we prepare to…
August 27, 2020

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Data?

We see a lot of companies that sit on a gold mine of data but don’t know how to extract its value. You may be making your best effort to…
July 17, 2020

Is Excel Running Your Business?

Excel is an amazing tool when developing reports, but the flaws quickly become more evident when multiple versions of the truth begin to waste time and cloud judgment. Spreadsheet software like Excel…
July 2, 2020

How Data Analysis Has Changed in the Last 10 Years

Over the past ten years, technological change has had a major impact on data analysis, changing the way we process and look at data to enable a more efficient business.…
June 25, 2020

5 Advantages of Data-Driven Organisations

Data-driven organisations make data science a core part of their business strategy, processes, and culture. Data-driven organisations use data to revolutionise their business by creating a platform for fact-based decision-making.…
June 17, 2020

Is Your Data Safe?

From June to December of 2019, more than 500 data breaches were reported in Australia. This was an increase of 19% over the previous six months… Is your data safe? Health service…
June 12, 2020

Capturing NDIS Data through DI

Leveraging DI technology enables NDIS providers to enhance their capabilities and improve their performance for their clients.
June 4, 2020

“The Way We Do Things Around Here”

"The way we do things around here" After all, if it’s not broken don’t fix it – but how does a business know it isn’t broken?
November 24, 2019

Forget the tool, focus on the data

Overwhelmed by how many Business Intelligence tools there are? Toustone CEO Craig Lefoe, explains how what you choose is not as important!
September 24, 2019

The Top 5 reasons Business Intelligence can help NDIS and disability providers

There is a much better way to manage and govern the data between all the different programs and users in the NDIS.
August 2, 2019

The underrated value of engaging a BI expert

Nobody who has experienced the power of business intelligence (BI) done well, doubts its potential to transform a business.