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3 Ways to Present More Accurate Charts: Or, How to Avoid Leading People On

Across the globe, businesses are at a simultaneously empowering and frightening place where data is concerned. They have more of it, more avenues to access it, and more ways to share it. One such way to share data has been…

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Getting Your Business Intelligence Project Off the Ground

Launching a new BI (business intelligence) project can feel a lot like starting a new workout regimen: tough, tiring, and a little overwhelming. Getting the right forward momentum is key, but it’s a lot easier when you have a solid…

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How to Spot and Stop Bad Data

Stop Good Data From Going Bad Data can be an invaluable resource that informs decisions and leads to better management, increased productivity and a better culture of transparency. The key words here are can be. Unfortunately, in this data saturated…

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Data Persuasion: How to Make Your Case with Data Visualization

In recent years, business strategists, marketers, and data analysts have come to realize the persuasive power of visualization. In a study from New York University, researchers explained that visualized data communicates at a higher level and has a greater impact…

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Visualizing Essential Hospitality KPIs in the Age of Big Data

The hospitality industry, like any other, has unique data management challenges. Combine a surplus of data sources and an industry with paper-thin margins, and you’ve got a situation in which opportunities for streamlining cannot be left on the table. Any…

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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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Have Your Pie & Eat It Too: When to Use Pie Charts

Pie charts are one of the most common yet misunderstood forms of data visualization. Since March 14 is National Pi(e) Day, we thought we’d take a few moments to help both new and experienced data visualizers alike understand how to…

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Tired of Meetings That Waste Your Time? Dashboards Can Fix That.

Let’s talk about meetings. In the professional world, meetings tend to get a bad rap, probably because they take a lot of time and are (often) debatably productive. In fact, The Muse describes the amount of time people spend in…

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5 Key Factors for Building Dashboards that “Wow”

Your dashboard is the key to your business. It holds all of the information you need to make informed decisions regarding your company at the click of a mouse. Of course, you probably already know that the beauty of a…

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Top Charts & Graphs to Use For Your Interactive Dashboard

Data visualization happens when data and design intersect. For most people who use interactive dashboards (we’ll call them “dashboarders”), the design stage is the most exciting – and fun – step in the dashboard process. This is where your ideas…

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