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Quick Tip: Matching Colors = Effective Branding

The little things are often what matter most.  Things such as adding a company logo to your dashboard and branding it as your own – but why stop there?  By applying corporate colors, logo colors, or colors from other sections…

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iDashboards ViPanels

In this blog I would like to talk about ViPanels. This functionality was introduced with iDashboards Version 8.0 and stands for “Visually Interactive Panel.” ViPanels are part of the iDashboards Panel functionality and are accessible through the iDashboards User Application…

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How to get Embed with iDashboards

For a long time, there have been rumors of iDashboards being embed with SharePoint. But lately, people are hearing rumors of iDashboards being embed with any web page! iDashboards can be embedded into other web-technologies. This topic will provide examples…

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Don’t Sweat the Data Side

iDashboards is the best option for customers looking to interactively visualize and analyze their data through the dashboards they build. When I am out training new customers, I always start out with my introductory remarks by telling the customer that…

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The Next Big Thing

So imagine its 1990 and the average desktop computer has a hard drive worth all of 40 MB and a cost per gigabyte of around $11,000. Fast forward to Y2K and we have consumers clamoring for a few hundred megabytes,…

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“Star Database”

Last week someone asked me if I knew anything about “Star Database”. At the time, I did not. However, I did know about the Star schema/structure of that “data warehouse”. These tech jargons keep making their way into the discussions…

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Data ≠ Wisdom

“Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.” – Clifford Stoll, famous author and astronomer So what’s the trick? How do we turn data into information and ultimately into wisdom? We could…

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Dashboards and Reports

I recently had an interesting conversation with someone at a trade show. The main question revolved around the difference between “reporting” and “dashboards”. Having been in the business intelligence space for awhile, it’s not the first time I’ve been asked…

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