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What does the future of work for analytics look like?

In Part 3, we conclude this series presenting a 3-step framework for reducing the cost of insights, enhancing - not sabotaging - your organisation’s ability to make decisions. Which jobs are most at risk? Where does automation make sense? And what should BI and Insights teams look like 12 months from now?

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Storytelling With Data - Cheryl Lim, Client Engagement Manager

Cheryl Lim is a Client Engagement Manager at Hyper Anna, shares her thinking on 'storytelling', and how to tell a good story with your data.

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Catching a Phish

We believe that proactive data security is the key during COVID and beyond, and want to help you stay alert to protecting yourself against phishing attempts.

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Storytelling With Data - Raffaela Bethke, Product Manager

Raffaela Bethke is a Product Manager at Hyper Anna, shares her thinking on 'storytelling', and how to tell a good story with your data.

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Storytelling With Data - Thiago Siqueira, Senior Software Engineer

Thiago Siqueira is a Senior Software Engineer at Hyper Anna, shares his thinking of 'storytelling', and how to tell a good story with your data.

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Where do people go for insights?

In Part 2, we review the 5 most common sources of insight in organisations today: (1) source systems (SAP, Oracle), (2) dashboard reports (Tableau, Qlik, Power BI), (3) Microsoft Excel, (4) BI and Insights teams and (5) the role of professional services.

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Are you operating on opinions, hindsight or insight?

In Part 1, we argue that access to data alone is insufficient for building a culture of insight. After defining world-class, we provide a quick, five-question diagnostic tool to sense check whether your organisation operates on hindsight or insight.

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Flying Blind - How not to survive a recession

You never want to drive a car or fly a plane with defective instruments. So why would you want to run a business by guessing what to do next? In this article, we distinguish between data vs. systems issues, helping organisations fix defective instruments, today.

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When finding the ‘needle in a haystack’ is key to survival

To increase the odds of surviving a recession, a company must do two things: improve operational efficiencies and invest in opportunities to spur growth. But how do you discover which areas to improve or invest in when Finance and BI teams are off-limits to the rest of the business, swamped by ‘mission critical’ requests? Learn how Hyper Anna solves this very problem, helping organisations set their strategic agenda for a sustained period of uncertainty and slow growth.

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Our Tableau dashboards don’t tell us very much

Most people have bad dashboards. And if you don’t, then you’re lucky. In this blog, we share a snapshot of what a $250K Tableau dashboard implementation looks like and how in the short time, two months post-launch, has become completely obsolete, unable to help the organisation dig deeper and cope with a looming recession.

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Are you asking too much of your BI team?

What should you expect from your BI or insights team in a recession? In this article, we look at the current state of BI teams, helping companies pivot quickly when it becomes near impossible for a BI team to service the entire organisation with ‘mission critical’ data and insights in a recession or time of rapid change.

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Nobody has a master plan when they enter a recession. Nobody.

Quicker and smarter decisions? Learn from three global recessions and the winning strategies organisations deploy to not merely survive, but go on to thrive.

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Insights in a time of crisis and rapid change

How do you stay resilient when things are changing very rapidly? As a business, how do you respond and prepare? In this article, we want to talk about the role of insights in helping you stay ‘resilient’ in the context of making decisions.

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4 Misconceptions of Joining a Startup

What to expect when joining a startup from the corporate world / Big 4 consulting life.

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How to easily create insightful management reports

Learn about the 4 key steps to insightful management reporting: from an impactful Executive Summary with key business drivers to using Big Data to uncover Actionable Insights

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The best financial analysis and reporting software for small business

This guide covers the 3 types of software that best address financial analysis and reporting needs for small businesses: Small Business Accounting, Automated Financial Reporting, and Small Business Analytics.

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