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“Being data-driven means that you’re able to take a business strategy and support it with data.”

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“Now our analysts basically have one screen with a dashboard—rather than a myriad of reports.”

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“Working with better data is liberating.”

WILLIAM JACKSON MANAGER OF BI • ARC’TERYX EQUIPMENT, INC.

The story

As the BI manager of world-renowned outdoor clothing maker Arc'teryx, William is responsible for ensuring the company effectively uses data throughout the entire operation. Marrying his strong technical background with business acumen, William has implemented and driven the adoption of the Qlik platform across the company. Today, Arc’teryx is able to have a worldwide view of all offices and customer behavior, all from the Vancouver headquarters.

The highlights

  1. With Qlik, Arc’teryx can see where sales are growing fastest, and ensure they’re not missing opportunities.

  2. They now have immediate insight into their data, which originally required hours to bring together.

  3. Business users had mind-blowing reactions to seeing the new Qlik dashboards. Never before had the team heard, “that dashboard is beautiful,” in reaction to seeing data.

  4. New data visualizations streamline the process of identifying new markets to pursue as growth opportunities.

  5. Qlik DataMarket gives Arc’teryx the ability to combine internal sales data and external data—something they weren’t able to do before.
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