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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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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Picking the Right Dashboard KPIs is the Key to Success

I have spent a number of years going to customer on-sites and training them on how to create dashboards. Throughout these training, I have been asked many times about how they can determine the right metrics (aka KPIs) and how…

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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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