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Why Product Analytics is not just for the Product Team

If the future of modern business relies on being data-driven, let’s examine how product analytics can help shape the future of software companies. Because, product analytics shouldn't just be for the Product team.

The Boy Scout Rule for Data

While data cleansing can be seen as a sore spot for many of us, it’s crucial to visualizing our data. In this blog post, learn how to apply the Boy Scout Rule for data when thinking about cleaning and maintaining your dataset.

Dashboards Explained: Operational, Strategic and Analytical

While data has been seen as an overly complicated entity, dashboards don’t have to be. In this blog post learn the differences between operational, strategic and analytical dashboards. Learn how to pick the right dashboard.

How Business Intelligence Aligns with Marketing Priorities

As Marketing moves into its crucial role as a data-driven machine, we need to find a solution that directly aligns with our priorities and initiatives. Marketing needs to add Business Intelligence to your tech stack and rely on the insights surfaced from the solution. In this blog post, we explain how BI helps in every stage of the marketing process. 

Improving Your Marketing Tech Stack with Business Intelligence

Marketing Operations and Business Intelligence can help resolve typical challenges faced by Marketing teams. In this blog post, learn why a BI solution needs to be part of your marketing technology stack and its benefits.

Earth Day 2017: Offsetting Our CO2 Emissions with Segment

We've partnered with Segment and other companies to fully offset our CO2 emissions this Earth Day (April 22nd, 2017). You can do your part and donate to the Carbon Fund or any other charity and fully offset your CO2 emissions.

How Do You Define Being Data-Driven?

At Chartio, we’re on a mission to enable everyone to explore their data. So, when an email with the subject line asking what does it mean to be data-driven, I was intrigued. In this blog post, learn what it means to be data-driven.

Getting Fancy with Chartio’s new Advanced Data Pipeline

With the Advanced Data Pipeline, we brought the aspects of the Data Explorer you know, and transformed it to do more. Now, visualizing your data workflow is easier, and you get more power by being able to do multiple merges.

Improve Your Digital Marketing Dashboard in Four Steps

Digital marketers spend a significant amount of time creating campaigns, ad copy, etc. In this blog post, we’ll provide best practices on which metrics to track, data aggregation, channel focus and dashboard design.

Rethinking Your Ad Spend: 5 tips for intelligent digital advertising

In this webinar we had two digital marketing pros explain digital advertising metrics and how to create a dashboard that effectively tracks your digital efforts. Learn how to create your ultimate digital advertising dashboard.

A Checklist for Selecting a Self-Service Business Intelligence Solution

In this blog post, we’ll highlight a list of high-performing and leading vendors as analyzed by G2 Crowd reviews in their bi-annual report on the state of self-service Business Intelligence. Get your checklist in this blog post.

Best Practice: Keep shorter dashboards

Read this blog post to get best practices on keeping shorter, more focused dashboards that promote data literacy and drive actionable insights rather than confusion. In this blog post, we'll examine how to keep shorter dashboards and its benefits.

[Infographic] How to Evaluate a Self-Service Business Intelligence Solution

Ever wondered what are the stages of the Business Intelligence buyer's journey and key activities within each stage? Here is an infographic version of the buyer's journey that visualizes each step of the process.

The Evaluation Action Plan for Self-Service Business Intelligence

We polled Business Intelligence buyers and found that you need to start the process by evaluating based on your business needs. Get a framework around the evaluation process and break the evaluation journey into a few steps.

The Business Benefits of Business Intelligence

Business leaders believe data will change the way they do business. Learn the business benefits of implementing a Self-Service Business Intelligence solution that enables everyone, from an analyst to a business user, to explore data.

Gain Instant Insight by Using VoltDB and Chartio on Your Real-Time Data Streams

We're excited to announce our partnership with VoltDB, a NewSQL cloud-friendly RDBMS that excels at accurately counting and classifying events. Start building your data stack today with VoltDB and Chartio.

The Five False Fears of Democratized Data

There’s been a fear in giving business users access to the data. Over the years, I’ve identified five main fears holding companies back from democratizing their data. Read on as I name each fear and describe why each are baseless.

No Data Left Behind: Introducing Singer, Open Source ETL

Our partner Stitch is introducing Singer, an open source project for simple, composable ETL. Singer enables any data source to be analyzed in Chartio, regardless of whether or not you're a Stitch customer. Read for full details.

[White Paper] The Business Buyer’s Guide to Self-Service Business Intelligence

Gartner predicts that most workers will have access to self-service tools for analysis as they shift to deploying modern BI platforms. This white paper will help you evaluate and implement a self-service Business Intelligence tool.

Creating a Powerful Data Analytics Stack with Blendo + Chartio

Data is a crucial part of your business. We've partnered with Blendo, an ETL service, to help bridge the gap between intuition and data-driven decisions and are working together to bring disparate data sources together in the cloud.