Do You Deliver Customer Branding?

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Let’s set the stage: You have an application with plenty of relevant data and you have customers who want to get the most out of your data. Easier said than done: rapidly changing technology, big and small data, capacity to embed, autonomy of end-users, security, mobile, cloud or onsite deployments, software licensing agreements … all these topics will emerge at some point in time. ... Read More

Accessibility on All Fronts: Creating Accessible Web Content

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How are companies today faring when it comes to creating accessible environments for their customers? The answer is more complicated than you might think. Because if you visit a modern office building, or even take a look at corporate websites, accessibility has obviously become a key ingredient for most businesses today. Companies want all of their customers to be able to reach them,... Read More

Archiving – Do you need to upgrade?

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Part 1 – Drivers for Change Large organizations such as banks, credit card, insurance, telecommunications companies, and government agencies use electronic archive systems to efficiently maintain a comprehensive historical record of their activities, content, and customer data. In this blog post, we will examine the drivers for change that cause many organizations to modernize thei... Read More

Making Data Beautiful for Business Users [Webinar]

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In their influential 2010 book, Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data Through the Eyes of Experts, Julie Steele and Noah Iliinsky set the gold standard for data visualizations. They wrote this: "When done beautifully, successful visualizations are deceptive in their simplicity, offering the viewer insight and new understanding at a glance." There’s a lot to consider in that sente... Read More

Experts Debate ‘Building the Next Big App’ [Part 3]

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How are developers building the next big app? What’s this next big app look like? What are the factors that will transform Big Data-infused apps into game-changers? Actuate recently invited four industry experts to discuss the future of creating the next generation of data-driven applications and how they are influenced by open source and freemium software. Allen Bonde (@abonde), V... Read More

Accelerating Your Analytics for Faster Insights [Webinar]

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  Speed wins. This is one of our fundamental beliefs at Actuate: People who work with, and analyze, Big Data need to do their jobs quickly if they want to compete effectively. Because speed wins, data must be easy to access and analytics tools must be fast to deliver insights. But according to a recent report from Unisphere Research, half of organizations today spend too ... Read More

The Best Way to Leap into Mobile Development [Part 2]

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Previously, Actuate’s Daniel Melcher (seen above making a 17-story bungee jump) shared his thoughts on the differences between consumer and enterprise mobile apps and identified some trends in mobile app development. Today, he writes about the tools, techniques and expectations mobile developers need to succeed. By Daniel Melcher At the end of my last blog post I described a... Read More

Preview: The Analytic Platform – Empowering the Business Now

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  When Dr. Robin Bloor (above) and Eric Kavanagh established the Bloor Group in 2009, they envisioned their company as both a technology analyst firm and a broadcasting and publishing platform. With that goal, they promptly established a scheduled weekly webinar – every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Eastern – called The Briefing Room. Conversations in The Briefing Room are buil... Read More

8 Reasons Why Customers Benefit from Online Document Delivery

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Companies today are seeing the advantages of offering bills, notices, and account statements through secure customer portals. But it is clear that businesses are not the only ones who benefit from offering important content online. We are all customers, so we can probably relate to 8 things customers can do with online data and documents:  1.  View Data In the Way That's... Read More

Experts Debate ‘Building the Next Big App’ [Part 2]

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How are developers building the next big app? What’s this next big app look like? What are the factors that will transform Big Data-infused apps into game-changers? Actuate recently invited four industry experts to discuss the future of creating the next generation of data-driven applications and how they are influenced by open source and freemium software. Allen Bonde (@abon... Read More