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5 Reasons Why Dashboards Throw Spreadsheets out the “Windows”

5 Reasons Why Dashboards Throw Spreadsheets out the “Windows” So you haven’t made the jump to dashboards just yet… and you’re still relying on reports you’ve been using for decades. If you’re like most, you’re probably pulling numbers into Microsoft…

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Color Your Data

Data can seem like a daunting stream of numbers across Excel spreadsheets and paper reports. It’s difficult for the brain to perceive this much data at one given time. However, colors are a great way to decipher and help you…

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What is The Purpose of a Dashboard?

In today’s big data-driven environment, business dashboards generate a lot of buzz. You’re probably wondering what is the purpose of a dashboard and if it makes sense for your business to use one. Whether you’re a large corporation or 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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2016 Non-Profit Data Trends

Recently, I was reading an article by James V. Toscano of Toscano Advisors that talked about the non-profit trends of 2015, in order to predict the emerging trends for 2016. Can you guess what trend was in the top three?…

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Creating Customized Client Dashboards

Dashboards for Your Customers: They’re Not Just for Internal Use You can’t bore your clients into better understanding. It’s important to get data to your clients when they need it, and it’s important to put data into a format that…

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The Defining Qualities of a Successfully Smart Dashboard

In the age of big data, smart TVs and smartphones, general consumers are inundated with more data than ever before – they deserve smart dashboards. A large number of organizations have implemented dashboards during the past few years. However, many…

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Meet Your New Favorite Tool: The iDashboards Excel Data Assistant

Sometimes, the Excel data you’re using to build dashboards doesn’t flow easily into the charts. In fact, data is often not formatted correctly to build a chart in the manner and the style you are looking for – while at…

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