Teams

Traditional BI Buzzwords for Modern Data Teams

About a year into Chartio, we’d moved into our first real office in the Founder’s Den. Another Denizen came by and said something to the effect of “Oh, you guys are in the BI space…” and then proceeded to drop about a dozen buzz words, only a couple of which I knew. I’d interviewed almost 100 companies about how their data processes and needs but at that point I realized I’d completely missed researching any vendors of the traditional BI market and the incredible amount of jargon that that community comes with.

As it turns out BI is an incredibly jargon filled industry as a result of it being historically so fragmented, with the largest players owning less than 10% of the market [1]. These giant pieces of software took months to install and integrate so trials were few and far between. Deals were won by one sales and marketing

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5 Tips for Aligning Your Remote Team’s Goals


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With 52 percent of the global workforce already working remotely at least once per week before the current situation, it is becoming essential for businesses to cultivate a productive and engaged remote team. One key factor is alignment between employee and company goals. Studies show that when employees understand how their work contributes to company objectives, productivity increases by 56 percent. 

Here are five tips for how you can help your remote team align its goals. 

Communicate Regularly 

Remote teams cannot function without excellent communication. It is critical in any group dynamic, but in a remote work setting, when interactions are limited to explicit platforms like instant messages or emails, even more so.

You can schedule regular company-wide meetings to provide plenty of opportunities for information sharing. Daily check-ins or standup meetings are another great way

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