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On this site, you will find blog posts concerning key performance indicators (KPIs), strategic goals and management. We strive to give you the most relevant and useful information, so if you have any questions or suggestions please contact us on contact@cobraid.dk.

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6 free public data providers

The internet contains an enormous amount of free data regarding all sorts of things from real time traffic info to flooding predictions and statistics regarding HIV/AIDS. The data is very useful if you know where to find it and how to utilize it. Entire businesses have been built around public data like free parking spots in some cities or simulations of different climate change impacts. We have...

Agility – What’s all the fuss about?

You might have heard the word "agile"before . You might know, that it's the "it thing" we all need to be these days; whether you work in marketing, administration, or as a software developer. Besides all the buzz words and fancy fuss, what is this all about? Isn't it just another word for "work harder minions"?To get an idea of where it comes from, we first need to take a look at software....

Inspiration for marketing dashboards

There is more data in marketing than you could ever dream of! However, ways to make any sense of it, while staying updated, and saving time is limited. That's why I love dashboards! In just a glance you can get to the core of your progress in the parts that matter.  In this article I've collected some of the dashboards I keep coming back to. I hope you might get some inspiration from it as well....

6 free public data providers

The internet contains an enormous amount of free data regarding all sorts of things from real time traffic info to flooding predictions and statistics regarding HIV/AIDS. The data is very useful if you know where to find it and how to utilize it. Entire businesses...

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Wanna join us?

What we are looking for? We are looking for one potentially two interns who want to participate in our inbound marketing and launch of our brand new software solution for strategic management, key performance indicators (KPIs) and goals/objectives. Cobraid is born...

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Problems That Face Marketing Firms: Data and Tools

Some of the problems facing marketing firms are coming from their tools and the data they use. Below are some suggested solutions and ideas to help firms become more efficient and productive. This blog post is part of 2 part series, you can find our other blog post...

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Instant vs A Duration in Time

Referring back to the Unix’s timeline (you can read about Unix time in our previous post here), any point along the line would be called an instant in time. An instant in time does not tell you a date, a year or anything. It just tells you a number, which is the...

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It’s about time: UNIX Time

This is the first part of the It’s About Time series, where we delve into the matter of dealing with time when programming.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact the author at morten@cobraid.dk Einstein said: “Time is relative”. That applies to programming...

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Meet the team

Do you want to know a little more about the team at Cobraid? Well, grab a cup of coffee or tea, and read more about us!Sune Director of Finance and SalesMeet Sune, a strategic and friendly guy who secretly hold an imaginative power that he is Batman. To train himself...

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Agility – What’s all the fuss about?

You might have heard the word "agile"before . You might know, that it's the "it thing" we all need to be these days; whether you work in marketing, administration, or as a software developer. Besides all the buzz words and fancy fuss, what is this all about? Isn't it...

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Inspiration for marketing dashboards

There is more data in marketing than you could ever dream of! However, ways to make any sense of it, while staying updated, and saving time is limited. That's why I love dashboards! In just a glance you can get to the core of your progress in the parts that matter. ...

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“This is URGENT!” said the boss

You've probably tried it: An email arrives from the boss marked "URGENT! Must be solved immediately! Or the customer will terminate the agreement!" with a task that is not in the sprint. How do you handle this? Should you clear your desk and solve the task? Or deal...

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Shh – It’s Time For Some Silence

The phone is ringing. E-mails are coming in. Facebook says "Bing!". Twitter tweets. LinkedIn has new job opportunities for me. It just might drive me insane. What do I have to do to get just a few minutes of peace and quiet? Does that sound familiar? That's often my...

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Tracking data for marketing purposes

Making marketing campaigns cross platform means having to get data from many different sources to be able to calculate, and compare progress. In this article, we have collected some of the different ways you can collect data on your online marketing campaigns. We have...

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Play your way through your working day

The best results come when the employees are having fun. The question is if you dare make it fun? Okay, I might be promising you a bit more than I can keep. Still I mean what I say. Playing makes everything a little bit more fun: Even a boring meeting. That's why...

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Goal Setting: Using Data

One of the most important parts of strategic goals is choosing the right data to represent your progress. This part is also often the most difficult part. Often goals are not tracked or are tracked by data, that does not represent what's intended. In this article we...

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Setting and tracking goals using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the internet and therefore used by many people all over the world and is especially useful for B2B companies. There is no lack of data sources from social media. Each page offers a view of different metrics...

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Setting a goal for your organization

Setting a goal for an organization is a trying task that takes energy and time if done right. Your goal will tell you, and everyone in the organization, and outside what you are aiming for and working towards. This will influence what will happen with the organization...

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Goal setting: Using KPIs

Setting a smart goal can be paramount to succeeding, but only if done in the right way. A common model for setting goals is the SMART model. This model aims to set a goal that is; specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based. This article describes 5...

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Why use KPIs?

Organisations often have ideals of which kind of organisation they are, and what they want to become. These ideals might be externalised in, but ideals have to be implemented in the organisation and anchored in a common understanding to make a difference. Ideals about...

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6 simple ways of using KPIs in Human Resources

When most people think of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) they think of economics or production. While KPIs can be used in these areas it is also a valuable asset in Human Resources. KPIs is a term for a control mechanism that can help an organization or a...

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Introduction to KPIs

If you work in an office you've most likely heard the word key performance indicator or KPI and might even use them daily. KPIs are often used in business and management to measure performance, but not everyone will know exactly what the term contains. This article is...

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