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How Incremental Analysis Can Be Used To Improve A Business's Effectiveness

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What is incremental analysis? If you've studied either macroeconomics or managerial accounting after high school, you are probably very familiar with the term. According to Investopedia,

An incremental analysis is a decision-making technique used in business to determine the true cost difference between alternatives. Also called the relevant cost approach, marginal analysis or differential analysisincremental analysis disregards any sunk cost.

Big, Fast And Smart Data

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Do you know how many e-mails are sent, videos are uploaded onto YouTube and tweets are sent out per day? All types of data is generated and sent around every millisecond and it is very important that we try our best to understand this data.

Many organisations strive to leave a very big digital footprint, but if they do not make sense of the fast paced data that is constantly generating and evolving, they will not benefit from the crucial insights that could be crucial to their success.

Signs That It's Time To Introduce BI To Your Business

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  1. Your data is not really useful information.

Companies, organisations and individuals are masters when it comes to collecting data – in fact we collect data daily, often without even knowing. However, data is not the same as information – data is not helpful, nor meaningful, unless used in context to gain insight or information. BI tools help with this – business intelligence helps to analyse data and transform it into useable information that can help fine tune business operations and meet goals.

How to impress your client in 7 ways

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It's important to treat each one of your clients like the individuals that they are. If you incorporate these 7 tips into the way you handle business, your relationships with your clients will soar!

1. Find the line between humble and professional.

Your client hired you for a good reason: you are good at what you do. You have convinced your new client that you have the skill and expertise to maximise their success and increase their profits. But, clients can sometimes be difficult and think that they know more. It's important that you first hear what they have to say and listen to their ideas properly; thereafter, come back with your hard hitting facts, incredible knowledge and groundbreaking ideas.

How Data Warehousing Became Easy

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Think of how storing information has evolved over the years: first we had the rolodex (or as some of you might remember- the carousel) and today we have cloud storage, like Dropbox. As the years went by, we continued to improve the way we store important information.

So now what about big corporations and their colossal amounts of data? How has technology evolved so that it stores such private information securely? Well, in 1970, the term data warehousing was coined.

It is the one solution to categorising and storing an abundance of statistics, facts and numbers safely out of reach of those who do not have permission to login.