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Reporting

Reporting Sucks. Let’s Make It Better.

Ask a business intelligence professional what they do, and they might feed you a line about finding insights hidden in data. Ply that same BI professional with a cocktail or two, and they might just tell you the truth about…

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How to Optimize Data Reporting

If you’re in the business of data reporting, you know that playing to your audience is paramount. In other words, you have to know who you’re talking to and how to effectively communicate.  In order to truly enhance data communication,…

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What Makes a Good Dashboard Reporting Tool Great?

Getting the most out of your dashboard reports Running a business isn’t about getting the job done; it’s about getting it done better than your competitors. Whether you’re a longstanding logistics company or a fresh-off-the-press nonprofit, good reporting tools aren’t…

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5 Down & Dirty Tips for Clean Data Dashboards

Data dashboards are only successful if the data within it organized, clean and accurate. So we’ve synced up with our awesome staff and customers to gather their top clean data tips for dashboards. 1.     Check for duplicates “Clean data does…

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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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What is a dashboard?

What is a Dashboard? Dashboards for business are the next innovation that will turn your company around. You might be asking yourself, well, isn’t a dashboard the thing on my car? Yes, but I’m talking about data dashboards for your…

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How to Identify the Right KPIs for Your Nonprofit

How to Identify the Right KPIs for Your Nonprofit When it comes to measuring the success of your nonprofit, identifying the right key performance indicators (KPIs) is everything. Your nonprofit serves a purpose: to benefit a charitable and worthy cause.…

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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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Tips & Tricks to Help You Rediscover the Truth in Data Reporting

Data Reporting Can Turn Information into Knowledge Remember that kid in school who got a 4.0 GPA without even trying? It’s great to be naturally smart, but education can be more valuable when you work for it. In many ways,…

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Customer Spotlight: What Happened When MSGCU Upgraded Data Reporting to Dashboards

Alex Gefter has worked at Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union (MSGCU) since 2012. As Business Intelligence Developer, Alex creates reports and dashboards for the credit union’s day-to-day operations which also involves developing custom queries and stored procedures to optimize…

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