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The Different Types of Financial Dashboards & How to Use Them

No matter what business sector you’re in, raising the bottom line is probably your organizations chief KPI. While spreadsheets are a longstanding – if not iconic – tool used by countless finance professionals and departments, they fall short of delivering…

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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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#iDashboards17: STOP! The Most Common Dashboard Mistakes to Avoid

We’ve seen a lot of dashboards, which means (inevitably) we’ve seen a lot of dashboard mistakes. There’s no shame in this (we’re all human, after all), but it doesn’t mean that those mistakes need to be repeated! Sean Warren and…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Your BI Dashboard Project Roadmap

You’ve heard it before.  You can’t manage what you don’t measure.  To take this one step further, you can’t measure what you can’t see, and if your data is trapped in database tables and spreadsheets, there’s is a good chance…

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Dashboard downfalls and how to overcome them

Streamlining your business and seeing it succeed is your ultimate goal. Like most, that’s probably why you’ve turned to – or are looking into – dashboards as your solution for a quick KPI (key performance indicator) snapshot. But without the…

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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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What It Takes To Be a Pro “Dashboarder”

What it Takes to Be a Pro “Dashboarder” It’s no secret: dashboards are the future, not to mention the present, of effective business reporting. Whether you’re new to digital reporting or are extremely comfortable with data processing, there’s always room…

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Spring Cleaning: Eliminate the Data Clutter

Using Dashboards to Eliminate Data Clutter I’ve owned three different homes. And I have accumulated a lot of stuff over those years, nearing what almost feels like hoarding status sometimes. It all becomes clutter. It becomes noise, especially when I’m…

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The Metric Maze

Dashboards are a potentially powerful new tool for banks and financial institutions. Featured in the BankNews April print issue. In an industry where complex financial data is integral and essential, banks and other financial institutions face formidable information-management challenges. For…

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