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Business Intelligence

Visual Intelligence and Business Intelligence

The difference between making good decisions and bad decisions is the quality of information used to make the decision. Timely, relevant, and well-articulated data can guide decision making, but messy and incomprehensible data can stymie innovation and undermine confidence and…

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How to Evaluate Self-Service BI Tools

If you’re in the business of business intelligence (BI), your main task may be finding the right BI tool to meet the needs of your organization. With so many self-service BI tools on the market, this might feel like a…

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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 the 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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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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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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Why Your Startup Needs Dashboards

Dashboards: The Successful Startup’s Secret Weapon Nobody said entrepreneurship was going to be easy. Business planning, product development, building a team, developing marketing collateral… there’s a lot that goes into getting your business off the ground. While you surely anticipated…

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Closing the Book on Open Source Dashboard Software

Open Source Vs. iDashboards: How to choose? In business, the volume of data to be managed can be overwhelming. You must track, record, and analyze everything from your marketing data to your finances if you hope to remain in the…

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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 clean data tips for dashboards. 1.     Check for duplicates “Clean data does…

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Customer Spotlight: What Happened When MSGCU Upgraded Data Reporting to Dashboards

Alex Gefter has worked at Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) since 2012. As Business Intelligence Developer, Alex creates reports and dashboards for the credit union’s day-to-day operations which also involves developing custom queries and stored procedures to optimize…

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#iDashboards16 – Solution Services: Help Us Help You!

Do you have a SQL Server?  Would be a lot cooler if you did.  Sean Warren here, blogging live from the #iDashboards16 Conference in Las Vegas.  Solution Services: Help Us Help You!.  Menu of Custom Solution Services available from iDashboards…

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