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Blue Hill Research documents how technology supports business success. Our success-based methodology is based on the three pillars of success: technological, financial, and line of business. Our clients use this information to choose technologies, target high value use cases, and identify technology champions who truly make a difference for their organizations.

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FinancialForce, Chatter, and Improved AR Collaboration - Slide Deck

Blue Hill Principal Analyst Scott Pezza provides an overview of what’s needed for successful AR collaboration, what benefits it produces, and how FinancialForce Accounting and Chatter fit into the mix. Be sure to check out the accompanying infographic, or the full report for…

Achieving Better Credit and Collections with FinancialForce Accounting & Chatter - Infographic

Between sales, credit, collections, and customers, there can be a lot of people—and a lot of information—involved in Accounts Receivable. This infographic provides a quick summary of how Chatter connects the different parties, what characteristics information must have to be…

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Pareto’s Principal, Finding Influencers, and the Promise of Customer Network Analytics

For marketers, there is an interesting convergence between the ease of reaching consumers and the difficulty of getting the desired response. To say that consumers are over-saturated is likely an understatement. The immense accessibility and low cost of mediums such…

Apple & IBM - A Hell of a Mobile Enterprise Deal! Will New iOS Enterprise iDevices Follow?

Back in early June when Apple held its 2014 World Wide Developers’ Conference I wrote a blog post that pointed to several enormously interesting, valuable and non-trivial new enterprise communications capabilities Apple has built into the upcoming new versions of…

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The Hidden Costs of Spreadsheets in Compliance and Risk Management

Due to their versatility and ubiquity, spreadsheets tend to become the default solutions for a variety of enterprise functions. Within compliance and risk functions alone, they frequently occupy roles supporting process management, controls management, risk analysis, audit, and reporting. However,…

BI Platform vs. Tool: Choosing Birst Over Tableau for Enterprise Business Intelligence Needs

This report summarizes the decision process of five firms as they navigated the BI vendor selection process with a specific focus on two often compared competitors Birst and Tableau. Each of the five studied firms are current Birst customers and…

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