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iDashboards to Host International Conference in Dubai

iDashboards International conference
iDashboards, which specialises in business intelligence dashboard solutions, has announced that it will host a two-day international conference for end users and partners in Dubai next year.

The event, to be held from January 20 to 21, 2016, will be similar in scope to the vendor’s North America Users Conference, which took place in October this year. The vendor said that it will bring together users of iDashboards products to network, share experiences, expand product knowledge, and come up with inventive ways to use iDashboards’ data visualisation solutions. Read More …

Practicing What We Preach – Providing Practical Solutions

I have been with iDashboards for several years, and in that time I have indulged in some ideas for programs and other initiatives I believed would benefit our company. Unfortunately, any time a new program idea surfaced, it brought with it a cost – whether for labor, time, or some overall capital cost.

So, the question remains, “How do we justify the cost to the company?” Well, let me show you how I did using iDashboards.
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iDashboards Launches Version 9.0 With New State-Of-The-Art Features

iDashboards v9.0
Featured on Yahoo Finance. As a pioneer in the development of business intelligence dashboards, we’re excited to announce the release of iDashboards version 9.0 (v9.0) with enhanced features and products, including iDashboards Data Integrator (iDl)!

The newest version of our data visualization software delivers deeper insights, smarter graphics and greater capabilities – making it easier than ever to get from data to dashboards. V9.0 adds new features to further “wow” the end user with unprecedented visual enhancements. Read More …

What on Earth are You Doing with Your Business Data?

Business Data

Now you see it, now you don’t. Scientists are getting closer to the Romulan’s cloaking device portrayed in Star Trek. This ultra-thin invisibility cloak is made of microscopic rectangular gold blocks that, like skin, conform to the shape of an object and can render it undetectable with visible light. Similarly it seems, many business intelligence (BI) vendors have essentially built cloaking devices into their offering, making many business data elements invisible to users. Read More …

IT in the D Podcast with iDashboards

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iDashboards’ Trip Dixon recently sat in as a featured guest on IT in the D, a live, Internet-based radio show that discusses anything and everything IT, where Trip talked about what dashboards are and why they are important to businesses, what makes a good dashboard, the lifecycle of a dashboard, as well as the process of installing dashboards and the engagement iDashboards has with clients. Read More …

iDashboards Making Strides Against Breast Cancer with Kroger Company of Michigan and American Cancer Society

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we partnered with Kroger Michigan and the American Cancer Society (ACS) to create a unique Making Strides Against Breast Cancer dashboard.

This special dashboard showcases Kroger’s statewide fundraising campaign in Michigan for ACS Making Strides, displaying each Kroger store’s progress towards their ultimate goal of raising $600,000 throughout October and November. Read More …

iDashboards 2015 Users Conference to Take Place in Miami with Keynote Bill Rancic

Users Coference

The iDashboards team is hosting the 2015 Users Conference from October 26-29 in Miami. We’re inviting iDashboards users from all around the world to come together and network with other users, customers and partners to expand their product knowledge and leave with insights into new and inventive ways to utilize the software.

Each day will consist of breakout sessions that include technical experts sharing tips and tricks for creating visually engaging dashboards, customer panels, case study track sessions, and a meet and greet with keynote speaker Bill Rancic. Read More …

Public Health Accreditation – Where to Start?


Public Health Accreditation

If you are a public healthcare professional working through the accreditation process you may be thinking, “Where do I start?” Going from good to great isn’t always easy. The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has put standards in place to advance the quality and performance of the public health departments at the state and local levels to increase accountability and transparency. The process includes collecting and maintaining data on the health status of the population, analyzing that data and providing the results to develop recommendations. Read More …

Desirable Data: Does your Dashboard Charm the Business User?

Data Visualization Desirable Data

The rapid growth of data is astounding. Between our businesses, our electronic devices and our websites, data is growing by epic leaps every year. It’s a powerful asset that’s creating new and exciting opportunities, allowing us to track everything—from productivity and potential clients to our budgets and the quality of our customer service.

And yet, even with the recent eruption of information, many of us are still attached to our spreadsheets, thinking this antique can keep up with the pace of our data. Not only is this a waste of time, but it’s also creating this complicated string of information that we then have to communicate to someone else. Read More …

3 Easy Fixes for Better Big(ger) Data

Big Data

Big data, it’s all we hear. It’s in the news, social media and all over the internet. But what really classifies as big data and how do you utilize it effectively?

According to Gartner, big data is defined as “high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety of information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making.” The definition in itself can sound a little overwhelming. In other words, big data is data that you have access to on a daily basis. Read More …