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Business Intelligence Survey 2017: Mobility and Access

Business Intelligence Survey 2017: Mobility and Access

The visualization and dashboard industry is highly competitive with hundreds of platforms from which customers can choose; for many customers, the options can seem overwhelming. This survey looks at the major trends in BI mobility, accessibility, open source, and key software features to help make choosing a BI solution easier and more transparent.

Amazon Web Services vs. Google Cloud Platform vs. Microsoft Azure

Amazon Web Services vs. Google Cloud Platform vs. Microsoft Azure

So, your business needs a cloud platform. Given how the ‘Big Three’ – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) – dominate the market, you’ll likely investigate at least one of them.

Employees Disagree on Favored Promotion Plan

Employees Disagree on Favored Promotion Plan

Knowing exactly how and when a raise or promotion is coming can make or break an employee’s experience within a new company. That’s why it is so vital for managers and HR professionals to create a promotion plan that employees find satisfactory. Unfortunately for managers, the factors by which employees want to be evaluated for promotions vary widely from person to person.

7 Predictions for Content Marketing in 2017

7 Predictions for Content Marketing in 2017

What marketing goals have you set for 2017? How do you plan to succeed? Five content marketing pros from HubSpot, Vertical Measures, Relevance, The Agile Marketer, and iProspect weigh in on important trends to look out for in 2017.

Answering Services: Analyzing Customer Retention Issues

Answering Services: Analyzing Customer Retention Issues

Businesses show remarkably little loyalty to their answering service providers. Clutch analyzed findings from its 2016 Answering Services Survey and consulted industry experts to determine the causes for this trend, and what providers can do to possibly stall it. 

Engage Millennial Employees with Feedback and Evaluation

Engage Millennial Employees with Feedback and Evaluation

According to experts, the best way to keep millennial employees engaged is through consistent, accurate, and immediate employee feedback. Clutch surveyed Millennial, Gen X, and Baby Boomer full-time employees to take a closer look at employee feedback in the workplace and how it can help, or hurt, millennial engagement.

Why You Need to Invest More Resources in Email Marketing in 2017

Why You Need to Invest More Resources in Email Marketing in 2017

Are businesses prioritizing email in their marketing plans? We argue that looking toward 2017, marketing teams need to dedicate more human and financial resources to email.

Selecting Your Cloud Storage Provider

Selecting Your Cloud Storage Provider

Cloud storage seems ubiquitous these days. However, in 2015, Clutch found that 48% of small businesses do not use a cloud storage service. While that number has likely only shrunk, there are still a significant number of businesses that may soon be making a decision about their cloud storage provider.

Email Marketing Case Studies: How Loyal, Ceros & 730DC Use Their Email Newsletter

Email Marketing Case Studies: How Loyal, Ceros & 730DC Use Their Email Newsletter

We share new market research from our Email Marketing Survey 2016. The report includes three case studies that give life to our data and highlight best practices.

Small Businesses Struggle to Provide Much Needed Employee Feedback

Small Businesses Struggle to Provide Much Needed Employee Feedback

Leading business resources all point to accurate and consistent feedback and evaluation as one of the most important characteristics in successful managers. According to Clutch’s recent survey of 1,000 full-time employees on feedback, evaluation, and fulfillment, many small businesses employees are lucky to have found a manager that provides any feedback at all.

9 Expert Tips on Using Feedback to Increase Employee Engagement

9 Expert Tips on Using Feedback to Increase Employee Engagement

A new Clutch survey on employee engagement shows that one easy step managers can take towards bettering their employees' job experience is to provide more accurate, more consistent, and the right kind of feedback and evaluation to their employees. Take a look at what these experts have to say about Clutch's findings and becoming a better manager through improved feedback and evaluation.

Online Advertising and User Experience

Online Advertising and User Experience

Our recent User Experience Consumer Survey (a collaboration with Brave UX) found that 72% of heavy Internet users – defined as those who use the Internet four or more hours per day – listed “too many advertisements” in the top three most frustrating issues encountered with websites and apps.

What is it about these advertisements that turns off Internet users? And is there any way to make online advertising work?

2016 User Experience Consumer Survey

2016 User Experience Consumer Survey

Clutch and Brave UX conducted a study of heavy Internet users – defined as those who use the Web for 4+ hours per day – to get a glimpse into how these Internet users interpret the UX of popular websites. 

Cloud Servers and GoDaddy

Cloud Servers and GoDaddy

How does GoDaddy’s popularity highlight the specific needs of small- to medium-sized businesses when it comes to web hosting?

Social Media Marketing Survey 2016: Paid Versus Organic Social Media

Social Media Marketing Survey 2016: Paid Versus Organic Social Media

Unsure of where to start when it comes to creating a paid social media strategy? We offer five steps you can take to tackle this challenge, and we even point you to some metrics that can help track your success.

 

Payroll Solutions Survey 2016: Issues and Opportunities

Payroll Solutions Survey 2016: Issues and Opportunities

To understand how payroll software users interact with their solutions, we surveyed 301 payroll administrators about human resources (HR) integration, biggest issues, loyalty, cost, time, and security.

Business Intelligence Data Analytics Survey 2016: Types of Data Businesses Value

Business Intelligence Data Analytics Survey 2016: Types of Data Businesses Value

Throughout the past three years, there’s been a lot of chatter about data – specifically big data and business intelligence (BI) data.

What types of data are businesses collecting? What tools do they use to analyze it? To answer these questions, we surveyed 291 employees who use BI data analytics tools for their jobs.

Enterprise Marketing Survey 2016

Enterprise Marketing Survey 2016

We partnered with agency R2integrated (R2i) on a survey of 500 marketers to understand their priorities and how they work with agencies and technology solutions.

2016 Cloud Backup Survey: Opinions and Usage

2016 Cloud Backup Survey: Opinions and Usage

Despite potential benefits, small and medium businesses (SMB) have been slow to adopt cloud-based technology to back up their data. In fact, 63 percent of SMBs implemented the technology in just the past two years. As more SMBs begin to use online backup in the upcoming years, Clutch sought to learn more about behaviors and opinions regarding the technology.

Enterprise Marketing Survey 2016: Search Marketing Results

Enterprise Marketing Survey 2016: Search Marketing Results

Where does search marketing fit in large companies’ overall priorities?

Why is search uniquely challenging for enterprises yet critical?

We partnered with digital agency R2integrated (R2i) to explore these topics. We surveyed 500 marketing professionals and interviewed search marketing thought leaders.

The study consisted of 500 respondents who work in a marketing role at companies with at least 500 employees.