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The Future Of Business Intelligence & Key Performance Indicators

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Future Perspective Edition about Business Intelligence and Key Performance Indicators. A massive document that holds innovative thoughts, latest trends, and pioneering concepts! +40 Pages About Business Intelligence And Key Performance Indicators! We are more than thrilled to publish the sixth edition of the “Future Perspective” series. For this edition, we went back to our roots and put together an amazing amount of valuable knowledge about business intelligence…

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Practical Perspective — Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Practical Perspective Edition about Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence, and KPIs. On top of that, all articles are tailored to the airline industry! 40 Pages About Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence, And KPIs! If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine! You may know the statement — Jim Barksdale, former Netscape CEO said this quite some time ago. And…

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Practical Perspective — Master Data Management

We are beyond thrilled to present the first-ever Practical Perspective Edition about Master Data Management. The document spans across more than 35 pages and contains valuable articles. Plus, unpublished material that will help to drive your master data management project. If you want to have a source for knowledge, including best-tips and a whole bunch of best-practices always in your pocket — this document is for you! Here’s an overview of the articles that are…

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Master Data Management Strategy: Here’s The Most Important Advice!

If you type in Master Data Management Strategy, Google presents you 519 Million results. Even when we put the hyphens around the phrase “Master Data Management Strategy,” we can choose between 176,000 results. Both numbers are fascinating. However, I genuinely believe that 97% of the results won’t tell you about the most critical advice concerning Master Data Management Strategy. Master Data Management Strategies — A Step-By-Step Approach But let’s take a step-by-step approach. First of…

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Strategy Talk: What’s Wrong With Today’s Corporate Communication?

I’m super happy to share the second part of our strategy talk about internal corporate communication strategy. With this interview part, we focused on today’s shortcomings many companies have in the field of corporate communication and related strategy. However, I also provide very practical advice on how to improve. I do hope the strategy talk provides value and, as always, would love to get your feedback and opinion. Enjoy! Interviewer: Let’s directly get down to…

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Strategy Talk: The ROI Of Employee Communication.

This blog post is a summary of an interview I gave about Employee Communication Strategy. What’s contained? Thoughts on the growing relevance of employee communication and how it has to change. Additionally, I touch the aspect of the business case behind employee communication. Interviewer: Many blog posts, podcasts, and videos you published recently cover the topic of employee or corporate communication. Why do you focus on that topic so heavily? Benjamin: There’s not one single…

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What Is Employee Communication — A Reframed Definition!

Employee communication rapidly jumped back on the agenda of many companies in March 2020. Lockdowns, remote work, and a super-dynamic situation —caused by COVID-19— forced companies to dig deeper into the topic. And even the search phrase “what is employee communication” climbed rapidly in Google Statistics. Many Answers To The Question “What Is Employee Communication” Are A Relict Of The Last Century The problem is that most of the definitions and explanations are a relict…

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12 Secret Tips For Effective Employee Communication

With Corona impacting businesses all over the world, effective employee communication has become a huge competitive differentiator. Lockdowns, remote work, and the super-dynamic situation force enterprises to elaborate on new ways of effective communication channels. 

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Employee Communication App — 9 Types Of Content You Need!

Everybody knows that there’s no way around employee communication apps anymore. Long before Corona, many companies understood the necessity of exploring new ways to distribute content with employees. Corona was the final punch. Home office, de-centralized working, and a hunger for information accelerated that progress immensely. However, that last months provide one super essential lesson learned. Employee communication apps that purely focus on communication between employees are not sufficient. On the contrary, it’s up to…

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7 Strategies That Radically Rethink Corporate Communication

I genuinely believe that it is time to rethink (internal) corporate communication radically. I know you may say, “wait, wait, wait — we’re doing quite good with our current strategies. No need to change anything.” But let me tell you: The world has changed during the last years. And I’m not talking about the recent pandemic crisis. I’m talking about the way we consume information and communicate. Social media and content platforms have changed our…

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Business Intelligence Software — 4 Essential Smartwatch Rules!

Smartwatches are one of the most important trends of the next years. Moreover, smartwatches are continuously becoming an essential part of many people’s life. As mobiles did 15 years ago, we are currently witnessing the advent of smartwatches. That’s it why it totally makes sense to think about bringing business intelligence software to the smartwatch. However, smartwatches are special. Accordingly, it needs new ideas and concepts to make the most out of your business intelligence…

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5 Reasons Why Airlines Have To Focus On Cloud-Computing Immediately!

Cloud computing will be a dominating topic for airlines in the upcoming months. Why’s that? Because Corona showed that times of on-premise solutions are finally over. I’d even say that airlines that focused on the cloud earlier navigated through the Coronacrisis much swifter — at least from an IT perspective. Of course, cloud computing is no new trend. However, many airlines still rely on their own data centers. On top of that, lots of airlines…

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Airline KPI Apps — Why There’s No Way Around

Having an app to access operations key performance indicators (KPI) is one of the most important things for airlines nowadays. I’m actually not getting tired to spread that word. And to tell airlines why it is so super-important. Unfortunately, many airlines still rely on old-school solutions when it comes to KPIs. Instead of a KPI app, they use Powerpoint, PDF documents, or other solutions. One thing they have in common: Mobile usage is painful. They…

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Push Notifications — Elevating Your Mobile KPI App To A New Level!

We all can agree that mobile KPI apps are no longer a nice-to-have for airlines. On the contrary, mobile KPI apps have become an essential pillar for many airlines regarding operations monitoring. However, there’s one thing that is exciting to me even more at the moment — although it is tightly linked to mobile KPI apps. I’m literally pumped and constantly pushing our developers to bring that thing to life. What’s that thing I’m talking…

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5 Essential Components Of A Profound Airline Dashboard Software

With many of my blog posts, I focus on the aspect of the content and visualization aspects of airline dashboard software. However, this represents only one part of the airline dashboard software. There’s a second part that is probably even more important. And this is about the software components you need to set up an airline dashboard. Nevertheless, a huge portion of our clients —or a considerable proportion of our clients’ users to be more…

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Master Data Management Tools — 5 Critical Implementation Drivers

For a long time, Master Data Management had the image of the most boring topic in the entire world. Thankfully, it seems like this has started to change. Both, Master Data Management in general and Master Data Management Tools are becoming increasingly essential for companies! Master Data Management Tools — Let’s Have A Look At The Numbers First So, let’s start with some numbers first. The chart below shows the frequency “master data management” is…

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Best practices to enhance airline operations dashboards: The ultimate push notification guide.

Just a few years ago, providing information on mobiles was considered top-notch. Users were happy with the ability to monitor information and updates from wherever they are and whenever they want. Same applied for airline operations dashboard and KPIs. Although this hasn’t changed completely, today, users expect much more from an app than just the ability to check information and KPIs. One of the main requirements we analyzed when talking to our clients is about…

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3 Technological KPI Trends You Shouldn’t Miss In 2020

With one of our recent blog posts, we presented the KPI Trends that will gain importance in 2020. The article addresses aspects like dynamic dashboards or benchmarking KPIs. Today we want to focus on upcoming technological trends that —from our point of view— will play an important role in 2020. Probably not surprising, each of the three trends is related to mobile usage. And besides the specific trends, we discuss in the following, mobile usage…

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3 Reasons why mobile-first has to be your KPI strategy

In some of my last blog posts, I already shared thoughts about the importance of airline KPIs. Especially the real-time relevance of KPIs. However, so far, I left out the topic about how to provide KPIs to your audience. How’s the status quo at many airlines? When discussing this aspect with colleagues from airlines, I’m sometimes surprised. Mobile solutions to present KPIs on the recipient’s mobile phone are still very uncommon. Quite the contrary, many…

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Visualizing Data — 5 Key Trends

On 17th September 2019, we had the great pleasure to present at this year’s ASQS user conference. We were invited to share thoughts about key trends when it comes to data visualization — particularly in the area of safety management but also on a general level. The presentation below comprises our thoughts and points out the 5 main trends, we are currently observing: Mobile first Seamless integration Enhanced visualizations Real-time matters Push notifications as a…

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How To Create Big Data In Airline Operations — A Case Study

Airlines are constantly aiming for defining and executing practical big data use cases. And sometimes you get dizzy by all these fancy ideas airlines come up with. Believe it, I am no stranger to that. However, personally I’m always aiming for feasible and executable solutions. Big data, in my opinion, has definitely survived the buzzword hype and we can witness a multitude of practical use cases, tools, and benefits this technology is accomplishing. In Airline…

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How to create big data in airline operations — when there’s only a limited set of data available?

Sometimes you get carried away by all these fancy buzzwords and I am no stranger to that. However, I’m always aiming for feasible and executable solutions. Big data, in my opinion, has definitely survived the buzzword hype and we can witness a multitude of use cases, tools and benefits this technology is accomplishing. However, when talking to experts in the field of airline operations, we often encounter the challenge that big data or sources for…

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4 Things That Are Essential For An Airline Operations Data Warehouse – And 1 Thing That Is Not.

Airline Operations Data Warehouse doesn’t sound that fancy – I know. Today’s technological world is highly driven by topics such as big data, AI, blockchain, and machine learning. However, and interesting enough, when working with airlines all over the world we observe quite often a different world. The challenges airlines face – especially in an airline operations context – are much less buzzword-driven and more down to earth. More precisely: Within the context of airline…

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