• Distributor Analytics Trends: Soft Analytics Skills Key for Everyone

    Submitted on: Thu, 03.24.2016 10:55pm

    One of my colleagues here at MITS sent an article to the management team last night about how important people skills are when it comes to creating a mature analytics practice.

  • Learn How to Design Dashboards for High Performing Teams

    Submitted on: Tue, 12.29.2015 01:06am


    Watch this webcast as MITS President, Gary Owen, shares 5 steps for designing dashboards for your business system (e.g., ERP) that not only track performance against company, branch, and individual goals, but that actually get used!

    During this webcast, Gary will walk through three dashboard design examples – one to track progress toward eliminating dead stock, one to track the goal of growing revenue by 35%, and a third to track increasing gross margin 1%. You will also learn:

  • MITS Unveils Business Integration Program to Transform Distributor Analytics Adoption

    Submitted on: Sun, 12.06.2015 05:24pm


    Partners with HVAC business and technology expert to deliver integration services

    SEATTLE, WA, December 6, 2015 - MITS, the leading provider of reporting and business intelligence solutions for distributors, today announced the general availability of the MITS Business Integration Program, designed to expand MITS’ focus on helping distributors drive adoption and integration of analytics across their operation. The new program offers three service tiers to help distributors understand what their data means and how to apply it to daily business decisions.

  • Getting to That Aha Moment: Growing User Adoption of MITS

    Submitted on: Wed, 05.27.2015 07:30pm

  • Crescent Parts' Secret Sauce for User Adoption

    Submitted on: Tue, 03.31.2015 02:56am

    Note: The following blog post was written by guest blogger Andy Weith.

  • BI User Adoption Part 3: Access Preferences

    Submitted on: Thu, 02.19.2015 04:43am

    This is the third in a series of blog posts on user adoption considerations for BI implementations. Previously I discussed how to determine who could benefit from BI and what type of information users need. Once we’ve answered these questions our next step is to decide how we’ll get this information into users hands.

  • BI User Adoption Part 2: What Information is Needed?

    Submitted on: Tue, 02.17.2015 05:39pm

    In my previous post about user adoption I talked about how we can determine who will benefit from using business intelligence (BI) at your company.

    Once we identify who could benefit it’s time to determine what types of information they need or want. In many BI implementations this is where you start the long arduous task of designing and writing a bunch of reports for everybody in your company.

  • Thoughts on BI User Adoption: Part 1

    Submitted on: Tue, 02.10.2015 03:05am


    I’ve worked in the business analytics software industry for most of my career. While much of my time has been spent in the healthcare market, I have found many parallels between healthcare and distribution when it comes to getting the most out of your investment in business intelligence software.

    MITS Distributor Analytics is a powerful business intelligence (BI) tool that can change the trajectory of your company. But as with any tool, software or otherwise, it won’t help you if you don’t use it.