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Introduction to Self-Service Analytics. Part 2: Data Silos

September 17, 2018

Self-Service Analytics tools like Alteryx and KNIME help knock down your data silos by blending data from multiple systems – at scale – to let you take advantage of insights into customer preferences, marketing performance, financial operations, site and merchandising optimization, and much more.

DIY: Analyzing Dashboard Platform Popularity with Klipfolio

July 9, 2018

Recently, we were discussing the various BI platforms we have used for projects here at Haystack, and I was pondering whether we could find any data that would be directional on their volume of use. I’d looked at the Gartner Magic quadrant for BI solutions earlier that day, which sparked…

Introduction to Self-Service Analytics. Part 1: Excel Hell

June 26, 2018

Though ubiquitous, Excel was not made for modern analytics. It may be great for financial calculations, ad hoc analysis, or creating charts for presentations, but it was not built for automated analytics at scale. It’s lack of transparency, repeatability, and inability to blend multiple data sources makes it ill-equipped for enterprise analytics.

Find out how Self-Service Analytics tools like Alteryx are helping businesses escape from Excel Hell!