In a time when people are short on patience, time is of the essence, and everyone is accustomed to having information at their fingertips, the at-a-glance access into key performance indicators (KPIs) that dashboards offer is becoming increasingly important.
A digital dashboard consolidates information that is pulled from multiple data sources and transforms the information into a visually rich interactive chart. Digital dashboards are designed to be easy to read, and its framework is modular so you can incorporate the most important information representing your priorities into the dashboards. Essentially, a good dashboard solution will allow users to customize their dashboards to access, analyze and drill down through their information for effective decision making.
A dashboard answers questions like, “What is my month-to-date revenue?”, “Is our pipeline better or worse than this time last year?”, and “Are our receivables being paid on time?”. A good dashboard should answer key questions like these, be easy to use, and at the same time help you better accomplish your job.
A dashboard can bring all your key business data together in a familiar and easy to understand interface, as well as be customized to suit the specific requirements of your business. Dashboard tools let you focus on business priorities by filtering out information that is not relevant. They also help you spend more time making better decisions rather than wasting time trying to understand what a report is telling you.
If you would like real-time information in the palm of your hand then a digital dashboard is for you!
Renee Cassata, iDashboards