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Corporate Culture

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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Engage to Innovate or Innovate to Engage – Which Comes First?

CEOs and managers regularly spout the benefits of increased employee engagement. They cite the benefits of lower turnover rates, increased productivity, a safer workplace, higher profits, and less wasted expenditure as their top reasons for wanting a more involved team.…

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How to Build a Dynamic Balanced Scorecard

You’ll never meet your goals if you don’t know what they are or how close you are to reaching them. For many organizations, this is where a balanced scorecard comes in. What is a balanced scorecard, you may ask? The…

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Beyond Reporting: Engaging Employees with Dashboards

Strengthening Company Values through Open Data Sharing As an office manager, department manager, CEO, shareholder, or any other leader, one of your most difficult yet central duties is maintaining an office culture that is conducive to both productivity and employee…

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Keep the End (User) in Mind in Dashboard Design

When it comes to making smart business decisions, you need the right data. More importantly, you need the right tools to communicate that information. According to Harvard Business Review, data is useless if you don’t bother conveying it to your…

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How Dashboards (And Weight Loss Challenges!) Boost Your Company Culture

Weighing in on the role of Dashboards in Corporate Culture Every January, some of our most intrepid and motivated employees compete to see who can lose the most weight between January 1 and March 31. In 2017, eleven of our…

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