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Tips & Tricks

The Art of Data Storytelling

Let’s face it—not everyone is as data centric as you or I. I’ve met people who see a spreadsheet and die a little bit inside (maybe a slight over exaggeration, but you get what I mean). Maybe half of those…

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The Best Project Management Tool You Haven’t Tried

Project management can be a bit of a juggling act. Developing and launching a project involves a multitude of small assignments and subprojects that eventually lead to a polished and complete product. Whether you’re launching a website or starting a…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Dashboards and Data Security

Protecting your data with secure dashboards With the rise of Big Data and the Internet of Things, data security is on everyone’s radar. Just because data security is a priority doesn’t mean it has to be a heartache, though. Even…

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Diving into Data with Cascading Parameters

iDashboards Features Spotlight: Cascading Parameters We’ve all been there: You’re hunting for the exact answer to your problem through a crowded field of options. Take shoe shopping, for example! Say you’re a bridesmaid in a wedding, and you have to wear…

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What Makes a Good Dashboard Reporting Tool Great?

Running a business isn’t about getting the job done; it’s about getting it done better than your competitors. Whether you’re a longstanding logistics company or a fresh-off-the-press nonprofit, good reporting tools aren’t going to help you stay ahead of the curve. You need great tools.…

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5 Down & Dirty Tips for Clean Data Dashboards

Data dashboards are only successful if the data within it organized, clean and accurate. So we’ve synced up with our awesome staff and customers to gather their top tips for data cleaning: 1.     Check for duplicates “Clean data does not…

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How Smart Small Business Owners Use Dashboards

If you’re a small business owner, you know exactly what your customers need. Whether it’s a product or service, you’ve found your niche and are ready to deliver. You’ve taken the time to develop something different – something your clients…

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4 Ways To Use An Interactive Dashboard

What Is An Interactive Dashboard? Interactive dashboards provide real-time insight into key metrics by allowing users to visualize, filter, and dig deeper into their data. They enable end-users to directly interact with their data, which allows them to develop a…

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The Top 10 Ways to Optimize Excel Usage

What To Know When Creating Excel Dashboards If you’re running a business, you probably already know how essential Excel spreadsheets are to your organization. There’s a reason so many companies work in the Microsoft Office Suite: it’s versatile, affordable, and…

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Data Integrity: Best Practices for Clean Data

How to Keep Data Clean, Useful, and Accessible I’ve had many discussions around data challenges with technical consultants and engineers, and have learned a few things along the way. Here are a few takeaways that will help you identify, visualize…

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