Getting a Grip on Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics have been around for a while, but the concept only gained significant traction in recent years. Several factors contribute to this. Economic conditions are tougher, and competition is more intense, so companies are scrambling to differentiate. Predictive analytics reveal opportunities for that.

In addition, analytic capabilities are more accessible in today’s software systems and easier for the average business user to understand. The sheer volume of data in the Cloud has given immediate and widespread data access to internal teams, providing more fuel to burn the fires of predictive analysis.

So, what do we need to know about predictive analytics? How are industries using it to their advantage and how can we do the same? In this blog, we’ll try to get a grip on those answers.

How to Display Top N Rows in Creatio Using Detail Area

Creatio has a quick and easy way to build a detail area (a.k.a. one-to-many relationship). You've probably already tried using the detail wizard and bpm'online auto-magically generated the functionality for you behind the scenes. So easy!

Let's take that one step further. Let's use Wonka Industries as our example. Wonka Industries wants to be able to see the top three years of revenue by each client to determine the company's sweetest years with that client. The revenue is tabulated and available in Creatio, but Wonka wants sales reps to see only a snapshot display of the top three years.

So, we must use a little bit of code to accomplish three tasks:

How to Check and Maintain Data Storage Capacity in Sugar

Did you know the subscription level of your Sugar Cloud instance dictates your data storage capacity? If you didn’t know, you probably haven’t hit your data limit; but you may be closer than you think! If you exceed capacity, you could be charged fees. No one likes fees.

So, let’s consider some key aspects of your Sugar storage:

  1. Your storage capacity based on your Sugar edition.
  2. Factors that affect data storage.
  3. Ways to decrease data usage.
  4. What to do if you exceed data storage.

What’s my Data Storage Allowance?

Data storage allowances are dependent on the edition of the software you have and the sandboxes you’re using. Sugar calculates the usage as a cumulative total between the sandbox and Cloud instance. They break it down in this nice little chart: