On-Site Data Centers vs Cloud – A Matter of Security?

On-Site Data Centers vs Cloud – A Matter of Security?

The main components of a data center are categorized into three groups: Storage, Compute, and Networking. Storage refers to the media used to house data, and is comprised of tapes, hard disks, and solid-state drives. Compute consists of all the processing power and...
What is Predictive Analytics?

What is Predictive Analytics?

Previously, we discussed how to find out what has happened (Descriptive analytics) and then we got to understanding why it has happened (Diagnostic analytics).  It’s time to explore the process of finding out what might happen. Predictive analytics refers to the...
Video: The Benefits of Managed EDI vs. In-House EDI

Video: The Benefits of Managed EDI vs. In-House EDI

Are you draining your resources by keeping EDI in-house? This short video shares some of the benefits of using a Managed EDI Service Provider like Promethean. While most members of the IT department focus their time and energy on the core competencies of the business,...
5 Mistakes Businesses Make with EDI

5 Mistakes Businesses Make with EDI

EDI, or Electronic Data Interchange, can bring many benefits to businesses, such as increased efficiency and accuracy in communication with trading partners. Still, it is important to avoid common mistakes to realize these benefits fully. Inadequate planning and...
How to Outsource Without Losing Control

How to Outsource Without Losing Control

Have you ever been in a situation with your business and thought to yourself “I need an EDI Department to handle this for me”, then remember you don’t have the budget for an in-house EDI team?  If you find yourself short-staffed and need reliable...
What is Diagnostic Analytics?

What is Diagnostic Analytics?

Once you have a good understanding of what has happened (Descriptive analytics) it’s time to consider why it happened. Diagnostic analytics refers to the methods used to answer questions about why something has happened. More carefully stated, diagnostic analytics...
What is Descriptive Analytics?

What is Descriptive Analytics?

Descriptive analytics is using data to answer what has happened. This makes descriptive analytics an essential aspect of every business; before deciding what is next, we need to know what has happened. Most businesses engage in descriptive analytics even if they are...
In-House EDI vs. Managed EDI Services

In-House EDI vs. Managed EDI Services

It’s no secret that businesses constantly review their budgets every year and research new ways to cut costs and eliminate unnecessary tasks that occupy too much of their staff’s time and resources. When it comes time to decide whether to keep your electronic data...
What is Data Analytics?

What is Data Analytics?

Analytics is the process of applying math to data to get insights into specific questions. Data Analytics has become a diverse and all-encompassing tool that deals with the extraction of usable information from data, with the goal of improving systems. In any...