Most Organizations Misinterpret, Misuse Data

Organizations for the most part agree on the great value of corporate data. Unfortunately, for the most part data professionals believe their organizations do a poor job of interpreting and using that data. A new study from Dimensional Research and Embarcadero reveals this disconnect, and concludes that “data professionals have little confidence in the way business stakeholders within their organizations use corporate data when making important business decisions.”

 

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Canadian Startup Qvella Developing MDx System for Sepsis

Canadian molecular diagnostics firm Qvella is developing a sepsis diagnostic that uses differences in surface charge and mobility to pluck sepsis-causing pathogens from blood samples. The firm announced yesterday that it had raised $20 million in Series A financing to further develop its products and expand its team.

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A direct link between recognition and employee happiness

There’s a direct link between lack of recognition and unhappiness on the job, says a 2015 Canadian Incentives and Rewards Trends Study released by Berkeley Payment Solutions. Still, programs are feeling the effects of struggling economy, dropping by 8 per cent when compared to 2014.

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Crafting an airline merchandising plan

There is a sense of urgency among top airlines in China today to embrace the retailing opportunity. Farelogix CEO, Jim Davidson, shares his thoughts on what Chinese airlines can do to establish their merchandising and retailing strategy.

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iPad Systems Hint at the Future of POS

Powerful point-of-sale systems have become a critical component of today’s restaurant environment, but—with dozens of POS systems available—choosing among them can be a Herculean effort. This article examines the use of TouchBistro by Atlanta-based Paul’s Restaurant and Social Vinings.

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Cel-Fi WAVE to help MNOs for Simplified Management

With the launch of Cel-Fi WAVE, Mobile Network Operators can easily monitor and manage Cel-Fi smart signal boosters deployed across their networks. It provides visibility into booster location, configuration, and performance on MNOs’ dense and complex networks to help them optimize their coverage footprint for subscribers.

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Table for Two, With an iPad?

This article in the Financial Post features our clients at TouchBistro. It looks at how their iPad app is making life that much easier for restaurants such as Test Kitchen.

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