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The Socialization of Enterprise Data

In a world that has become increasingly dependent on spreading data through socialization – whether it be media, politics, healthcare, entertainment or more – the need for smart businesses to adapt is clear. Commodities, including enterprise data, need to be managed and governed in a way that allows access to the right people at the right time, enabling business to happen at ever increasing speeds. If important information is not available in a timely and…

Next Gen Solution for Self-Service Data Preparation

The next big trend to hit the data analytics market this year is data socialization. According to Forbes, data socialization adds social functionality to a data strategy and is changing the way organizations think about how to share data and how they operate when it comes to making that data available. “Companies are looking for ways to reap the benefits of self-service data solutions,” said Dave Wells, analyst at Eckerson Research. “An online…

FORBES: Is Data Socialization the Next Big Thing in Data Analytics?

Forbes contributor, and big data and analytics expert, Bernard Marr, is weighing in on the next trend in data science with his article Is Data Socialization the Next Big Thing in Data Analytics? Marr recognizes that “adding social functionality to a data strategy” is changing the way organizations both think about how to share data and how they operate when it comes to making that data available. Rightly so, he points out the importance of…

PDF Data Extraction Made Easy

In a world where the amount of data and complexity of sources is rapidly growing and expanding, it is becoming more essential for data to be easily organized for analysis. This process typically includes manually converting data from one raw form into another format to allow for more convenient consumption and organization of the data. This manual process of data extraction, especially from PDF reports, is an arduous task for business users in every industry.

5 Shades of Dark(er) Data

What do your Dark Data fantasies say about you and your data processes? Do you dream of beautiful spreadsheets, all cleaned and ready to be analyzed? If so, you aren’t alone. Accessing and including Dark Data in analysis is a common frustration for anyone who is constantly overloaded with requests for more data, more analytics, more information, more, more, more. This is a common situation for IT experts, business analysts, marketing analysts, financial analysts, or…

Cutting Reconciliation Time from Hours to Minutes

In as many as 80% of cases, financial institutions run on self-built systems — often pre-internet era systems designed for 9 to 5 branch banking and patched up over time to meet changing technology and customer needs. This has left them with major issues, according to Core Banking Software Solutions, including the ability to achieve accurate and timely reconciliation. Reconciling general ledger accounts is essential for ensuring that all banking transactions match the…

Revenue Cycle challenges (and solutions) from HFMA meeting – Part 2

Guest blog contribution by Jonathan King, Healthcare Solutions Altair Monarch is has become a standard for desktop ETL and self-service data preparation for Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management. With Monarch, healthcare organizations and hospitals can: Improve Revenue Cycle Operations Unlock 835 Remittance Files for Increased Revenue Enable Healthcare Analytics Improve Claim Denial Management Streamline Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Migration Convert Static EMR Outputs into Dynamic Workspaces Why isn’t Healthcare rethinking how they manage their Revenue Cycle?…

Revenue Cycle challenges (and solutions) from HFMA meeting – Part 1

Guest blog contribution by Christopher Seymore, Healthcare Solutions Altair Monarch is has become a standard for desktop ETL and self-service data preparation for Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management. With Monarch, healthcare organizations and hospitals can: Improve Revenue Cycle Operations Unlock 835 Remittance Files for Increased Revenue Enable Healthcare Analytics Improve Claim Denial Management Streamline Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Migration Convert Static EMR Outputs into Dynamic Workspaces Is Data Preparation Software the Answer to your RCM…

IN10 Gets Latin America Data Prepped for 2017

We are ringing in the New Year by celebrating data prep’s launch to the Latin American market through our new partnership with IN10.  IN10, based in Brazil, has been providing customized business intelligence and management solutions to clients in Latin America for over 10 years.  Already working with Tableau, they recognized feedback from their customers that arose again and again- the need for a self-service data prep tool. And this is where we…

Healthier, Happier Reporting: Part Two

Last week I offered the first in a series of easy-to-adopt resolutions for improved data prep and analytics in the new year. Below are a few more that will hopefully get you motivated and on the road to happier, healthier reporting. Get organized. Isn’t the New Year a good time to get out from under your data pile? We think so too. A self-service data prep solution allows you to provide…