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Corporate Culture

Effective Leadership During Crisis

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Marin Luther King, Jr.  The world that encompasses us today, globally…

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How to Gain Traction While Managing a Remote Team

Today we are in a global pandemic; a national emergency; an unprecedented situation that is challenging us as a nation. With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, globally and nation-wide, the entire country has shifted towards social distancing across schools, restaurants, events,…

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Top 10 Dashboard Mistakes to Avoid

From pie charts to spark lines, the world of data visualization is full of possibilities. But creating a dashboard takes careful planning and strategy – and sometimes even the most aesthetically pleasing charts, graphs, and reports fail to clearly deliver…

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How to Communicate & Engage with Remote Employees

In the past decade, remote employment has consistently been on the rise. Thanks to digital technologies, companies have been given the freedom of providing it as an option. Nearly half of American workers say they spend at least some time…

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iDashboards Spirit Week 2018

Last week was the annual iDashboards Spirit Week, which included six days of fun team-building activities. I got the chance to experience it for the first time as a new employee, and it’s my great privilege to give you an inside…

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Get Engaged: Practical Tips for Increasing Dashboard User Adoption

Business dashboards are powerful tools that can increase data transparency and utility. They make it significantly easier for businesses across all industries to quickly view key performance indicators and other important short- and long-term data so they may adjust their…

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How to Improve Your Team’s Productivity (Without Compromising Quality and Efficiency)

Does your team have a productivity problem? If so, they’re in good company. About 75 percent of employers say that more than two hours of each work day is spent being unproductive. That adds up to about ten hours a…

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The Unsung Hero of “Silicon Valley”: Dashboards

I have a Monday night ritual, and it’s Sunday night shows. Specifically, it’s HBO’s current Sunday night lineup, which is in my opinion one of the strongest blocks on TV, streaming or otherwise. While certain offerings on the premium network…

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iDashboards Gives Back – Volunteering at Michigan Humane Society

It doesn’t take a lot to make a difference. That’s what I was reminded of when I left the Michigan Humane Society, having spent the morning volunteering with several of my co-workers. One Tuesday morning in February, that’s all it…

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Transparency Traps (And How To Avoid Them) 

Transparency: many of us hear this phrase all the time, and many more of us claim to want more of it. Companies want more transparency from their employees. Employees want more transparency from their employers. And customers want more transparency…

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