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RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Historical Currency Converter

An increasing number of our clients maintain an international customer base, and many of them accept payments in multiple currencies. However, storing multi-currency sales figures in a backend database doesn’t always involve making on-the-spot conversions to a single currency.  This can make it difficult to summarize or compare data because not all of the sales […]

RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Analysis by Age

Today, we’ll be taking a look at another RJMetrics analytical tool: dynamic age calculations. RJMetrics can calculate the “age” of any date stored in your system, providing helpful look at how much time has passed since a particular stored date.  This can be useful in a number of situations, including: Studying the age of your […]

RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Time Between Events

Today, we are happy to highlight another great RJMetrics feature: the ability to study the “Time Between Events” for any timestamped records within your company’s data set. This feature can be used to perform a number of valuable analyses, including: Studying how engagement (spending, usage, etc) varies based on different customer attributes. Improving forecasting by […]

RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Jump to Step Drop-Down Menu

Originally, navigation within the RJMetrics Chart Wizard was controlled by the “Back” and “Forward” buttons at the bottom of each step.  Our “Jump to Step” menu now allows users to jump forward or backward to any step of the wizard with a single click. This added efficiency leads to faster, easier chart editing that makes […]

RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Read-Only Users

We recently added a new level of information security to the RJMetrics dashboard: read-only users. Read-only users are created and maintained just like regular users, but they are unable to edit charts, explore data, or otherwise alter the contents of their dashboards. Some applications of the read-only user account are: 3rd parties, such as prospective […]

RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Custom Subdomains and Logos

As an added level of customization, we now offer company-specific subdomains. RJMetrics clients can request their own custom subdomain, such as “,” through which they can access their RJMetrics dashboards.  As always, their data is still available through our main portal at This new feature is in addition to the custom logo placement that […]

RJMetrics Feature Spotlight: Cohort Analysis Data Perspectives

Cohort analysis is a useful data analysis technique to help view loyalty trends, predict future revenue, and monitor churn. RJMetrics users have found this technique to be very effective in quantifying the value of a company’s current customer base. When we initially rolled out the cohort analysis feature, we offered the following special data perspectives […]

The Improbability of Garrett Wittles’ Streak

Garrett Wittels – Improbable Streak? Since the beginning of the 2010 NCAA Baseball season, Garrett Wittels (3B – FIU Panthers – Div. I) has had at least one hit every game. He is threatening Robin Ventura for the NCAA Div. I record 58-game streak (1987) with his current 56-game streak. If Garrett Wittels opts to […]

RJMetrics is a MySQL Enterprise Ready Partner

We are proud to announce that we have been selected as a “MySQL Enterprise Ready Partner,” as profiled on MySQL’s website. As satisfied users of MySQL ourselves, we are pleased to fully support all clients using MySQL as their database platform.  We are looking forward to working closely with MySQL to offer the strongest possible […]

NBA Finals Simulation Predicts “Lakers in 7” (and other insights)

This post is brought to you by RJMetrics.  We provide hosted business intelligence software that helps web-based businesses harness the power of their data to make smarter business decisions.  Check us out! The Experiment With the increased use of sports analytics and this year’s NBA finals, I thought it would be interesting to construct a […]