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Jon Thompson

Jon Thompson

Jon Thompson is co-founder and senior partner at Blue Margin Inc. An author and speaker, Jon sheds light on how businesses can take advantage of a revolution in business intelligence to become data-driven and accelerate their success.
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Jon Thompson Guests on: The Manufacturing Executive [Watch Now]


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Why Data Intelligence is THE Critical Path to Growth for Business

For many private equity firms, managing a portfolio of companies can feel more like controlled chaos than strategic...

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Power BI and Google Analytics: A Match Made in Big Data Heaven

Matches made in heaven, or power couples as we called them in college, only come along once in a while. I'm...

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The Latest from Harvard:  Motivate Employees with Your Data

At Blue Margin, we’ve experimented with various tactics to motivate our employees and executives (we sometimes feel...

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What Is Business Intelligence for Private Equity?

If you believe better data is one of the top drivers of growth, you're not alone.

According to a 2019 survey, "Fortune...

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Why BI for Small Businesses?

Why does the average small company need business intelligence? Almost without exception, every business produces a lot...

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Two Big Data And Dashboard Mistakes Private Equity Firms Make

Data is trending, and while private equity deal teams increasingly give lip service to the importance of data-driven...

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The Dirt on Big Data

There are always some phrases we use without really knowing what they mean - think "The Cloud", "Quinoa", or...