Bergen Adair

Bergen

Bergen Adair is a Market Research Associate at SelectHub who writes content on CMMS, FM, EAM, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Reporting. She has had a love of the written word since she started reading voraciously at three years old, and studied creative writing at Colorado State University and Swansea University. In her free time she's usually reading (or napping) in a hammock, hiking with her dog, or listening to horror and true crime podcasts.

Future of Electronic Medical Records: Experts Predict EMR Trends in 2019

Gone are the days of running down to a dank basement to find a stack of paper files when someone comes through the doors of a physician’s office. Electronic medical records, managed with EMR software, have revolutionized the way patient records are recorded and processed. But where is this crucial software headed? We spoke with four experts in the healthcare tech industry to find out their thoughts on the future of electronic medical records trends in 2019 and beyond.

Bergen AdairFuture of Electronic Medical Records: Experts Predict EMR Trends in 2019
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Best Sales CRM Software for Sales Teams

CRM software is a marketer thing — or is it? This common misconception is two things: not true, and hurting your business. That being said, not all CRMs are equally useful to your sales reps as they are to your marketing teams. So we compiled a list of the best sales CRM software to help you make informed decisions that will help you make your customers, sales teams and marketing one big happy family.

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Pardot vs HubSpot – Which is the Winner for 2019?

If all marketing automation tools aim to do the same thing, they’re probably pretty similar, right? Why does it matter which one you buy? We’re here to explain the strengths, weaknesses and features of two popular platforms side-by-side (Pardot vs HubSpot) to help you make the right decision for your business.

HubSpot and Pardot are two of our top-rated CRM systems for good reason. They utilize marketing automation to attract buyers to your website via targeted inbound marketing. We’ve made sure to check the functionality, depth and range of both to ensure we’re highlighting the best of the best. Let’s see how these two compare when it comes to the most important features in our Pardot vs. HubSpot comparison:

Bergen AdairPardot vs HubSpot – Which is the Winner for 2019?
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What Types of Leads are Most Likely to Convert?

Leads, leads everywhere and not a sale to be seen. Sometimes generating leads can feel like a Herculean chore that leaves you with little time or resources and even littler to show for your efforts. What if I told you it didn’t have to be that way? What if I told you that targeting your efforts on the types of leads most likely to convert will save you time, effort, money and tears?

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IT Project Management Software Requirements Checklist

IT can be intimidating if you’re not the most tech-savvy person. That means making and implementing IT project goals can be challenging when many project managers aren’t necessarily IT experts. Luckily, IT project management software exists to make the process smoother and better for everyone. To find the perfect solution for your organization, you have to start by gathering your IT project management software requirements. We’ve compiled a convenient checklist to help you get started:

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CMMS Open Source: Is It Worth It?

Companies looking for CMMS software, or Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, can face some significant decisions. This type of enterprise resource can be tremendously valuable and save enormous amounts of time, effort and money. One of the most significant choices that goes into considering a CMMS system is whether to go with proprietary licensed products or CMMS open source software.

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EHR Software Comparison Chart: Comparing Vendor EHR Systems

Did you know 99 percent of hospitals utilize electronic health record systems? As these systems mature, the EHR software market grows and the consolidation of health systems continues. Now it’s becoming obvious there is a strong need to find scalable, sustainable and suitable health information technology for healthcare practices of all sizes and scopes. To help your practice with this process, we’ve put together a comprehensive EHR vendor comparison chart to get you started on the path to the perfect system.

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The Big CRM Software Comparison Chart and Matrix

Selecting the right CRM software (Customer Relationship Management) can seem like an uphill battle. Wouldn’t it be better to just avoid picking one at all? No, no it would not. Because you want to manage your interactions with customers like the true champions that you are, it’s crucial to find the system which optimizes your workflows.

We get it. It’s a challenging process and trying to pick out a CRM system that will meet all of your company’s requirements is no small task. First, there are literally hundreds of options to pick from and they’re all designed to address an overabundance of needs. Where do you start? How can you possibly know you’re picking the right one? You don’t have room in the budget to choose the wrong system. Even if you do, it might be just as difficult to get people on board to switch a few months later. So, yes, performing a CRM software comparison to meet all of your specific requirements can be overwhelming.

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Best BI Data Visualization Tools: What to Look for in 2019

In today’s hyper-competitive business world, only decisions that are backed by data can be trusted to bring the desired results. But in order to gain valuable insights from their data, companies must first understand it, and that’s very difficult if you aren’t able to visualize the data in a way that makes it easy to understand. That’s where business intelligence software and data visualization tools come in.

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Benefits of Business Intelligence Software

You’ve probably heard the saying, “work smarter, not harder.” That turn of phrase might as well have been invented for BI tools. Business intelligence software (BI) is comprised of a range of data analytics tools designed to analyze and manage data related to your business operations. So what are the benefits of business intelligence software? Some business intelligence benefits include rich visualization capabilities that allow businesses to monitor sales, logistics and even productivity. It also provides extensive data analysis using richly visualized, intuitive reports.

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The Big List of Business Intelligence Capabilities

Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data according to Forbes. It’s not just harmless ignorance to ignore all that data — it’s bad business! Organizations that adopt BI tools benefit from actionable, understandable data they can use to optimize business performance. BI streamlines operations, reduces workloads and improves productivity — and it achieves all this through the following critical BI capabilities:

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8 Key Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Software in 2019

The benefits of preventive maintenance software (a common feature of CMMS software) offers users a wide range of capabilities and perks. Mainly, it helps assess and evaluate assets in order to ensure they are operating at peak performance for the enterprise. In many ways, CMMS functions as a decision support tool for maintenance. It helps promote predictive and preventive maintenance to steer users away from relying on simply reactive maintenance routines. Here are eight key preventive maintenance benefits from using the software:

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Patient Scheduling Software Features and Requirements

Medical technology is advancing at breakneck speed in the modern era — organs can be grown in labs, the Internet of Things has come to medicine and new treatments for disease are ever improving. With all this advancement, it’s baffling that many medical practices are still using manual patient scheduling methods. Patient scheduling software is the future, and we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of patient scheduling software requirements and features for those looking to buy should keep in mind in their search.

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Tableau Competitors: Competitive Analysis of Top Alternatives

Lots of companies have heard about Tableau Software, a top-rated business intelligence product. Their products include Tableau Public, Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server and Tableau Online – all viable business intelligence tools. But there are lots of other attractive Tableau alternatives that make good use of business data assets through cloud-based and self-service business intelligence.

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Visual Analytics Tools: What Are They And Which Should You Use?

“I love to read through thousands of rows of data tables to digest information,” said no one ever. Most of the data you collect through business analytics tools end up in some kind of standard table of rows and columns. Although you could leave it in this form, it’s not only boring to look at, but also incredibly difficult to actually understand the big picture. Sure, you may get a general sense of what the data holds — you may even be able to spot a pattern or two. But to get a true picture of the story your data tells, you need visual analytics tools.

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Learn the Basics: A Big Data Analytics Crash Course

The future is here, and it comes in the form of data. For businesses of every industry and size, the use of Big Data is only continuing to increase in the age of technology. After all, it’s been one of the most well-known buzzwords of the last few years for a reason. Despite how much it’s talked about, many people still don’t know what Big Data actually is.

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Cloud-Based EHR Systems vs. On-Premise

Choosing deployment for your software is like choosing a new car. Options vary in price and what they can offer you, but the end goal is the same. Choosing between on-premise vs cloud based EHR systems can feel like comparing a Mazda to a Lexus, but we’re here to tell you about the pros and cons of both types of EHR software that may surprise you.

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Marketing Automation Requirements and Software Features List

Marketers are kind of like the cool kids on the block — they always know what’s hip, they know all the right people, and they know what people want.  They’d be the first to tell you about exciting new trends like marketing automation software. From small businesses to large enterprises, marketing automation is becoming a core element of marketing operations. When used correctly, it is responsible for significant improvements in marketing and sales processes across multiple channels.

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Sales Force Automation Software Requirements & Features Checklist

Sales force is more than just a software provider, it is the name for the process salespeople go through as they guide customers through the sales process. Luckily for you, there are plenty of sales force automation software (SFA) solutions to help sales reps do their job more efficiently. But wait, you might think, I don’t know what I need from SFA software! Never fear — we’ve made this salesforce automation software requirements checklist to help you get prepared for your software search.

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