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KPIs

Two Birds With One Stone

If you are planning to purchase a dashboarding tool, or have recently purchased one, chances are that it is for specific requirements and needs. Maybe the executive team needed a quick at-a-glance view of the entire company or a certain…

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Creating BI with the End-User in Mind

One trend I’ve noticed while working with customers is a scenario we’ve named “scope creep”. This refers to the tendency of dashboarding projects to quickly get out of range with the target the developer is trying to hit. Something to…

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Dashboard Collaboration

Collaboration via document management has become a central focus for many organizations, raising the question, how can we expand the concept beyond simple document collaboration and begin to collaborate on the central mission – including the critical metrics and KPIs…

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Technology Travels, a BI Dashboarding Tool

As we all know, today’s travel in the airport environment has become more complex and stressful due in part to our new global security concerns and outdated technology. I recently had the opportunity to travel to one of our global…

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Holistic View of the Organization

Dashboards are a great way to keep track of important metrics and are a useful tool to help executive teams see where the organization is heading. The executives can maneuver the plans based on the latest trends on the dashboards.…

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Dashboards: Public or Private?

Public Dashboards: Then and Now Dashboards can provide wonderful insight into performance at an organization. Dashboards help manage goals, measure performance, and monitor key areas of operation. But the question remains, should your next dashboard be made public or limited…

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SharePoint: Data Visualization May Drive User-Adoption

Over the past several years I have been a part of numerous SharePoint projects and have been involved with the SharePoint community in a number of ways.  Through these experiences I have noted several common factors that may lead to…

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Data Visualization Speaks a Language that Traditional Reporting Lacks

During a recent client engagement, at a global network power connectivity supplier, I ran into a common theme, one of which I have experienced many times over – providing visibility, transparency, and insight into their operations.  I was there to…

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Going Green with Business Intelligence Dashboards

Create a paperless office, recycle, use more natural light, print only bare minimums, and utilize internet-based conferencing; these are just some of the initiatives that companies are implementing in an effort to go green. Not only do these items help…

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Dashboards vs. Scorecards

During a recent roundtable discussion on the subject of dashboards, someone from the audience asked, “What is the difference between a dashboard and a scorecard?” This is a very common question within the topic of dashboards, and I have answered…

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