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Dashboards: Tools for Better Management

How Effective Managers Use Dashboards Management is a balance of getting those under you to work well, while getting those above you to understand how well that work is going. Dashboards help with both. Using some of the most prevalent…

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How to Communicate & Engage with Remote Employees

In the past decade, remote employment has consistently been on the rise. Thanks to digital technologies, companies have been given the freedom of providing it as an option. Nearly half of American workers say they spend at least some time…

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Transparency Traps (And How To Avoid Them) 

Transparency: many of us hear this phrase all the time, and many more of us claim to want more of it. Companies want more transparency from their employees. Employees want more transparency from their employers. And customers want more transparency…

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Smart Cities: Data Visualization in Local Government

Data visualization isn’t just for businesses, journalism, and nonprofits; it’s a tool that government at all levels can use to track data, communicate metrics, and better serve citizens. Local government in particular can make great use of big data and…

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Why Your Startup Needs Dashboards

Dashboards: The Successful Startup’s Secret Weapon Nobody said entrepreneurship was going to be easy. Business planning, product development, building a team, developing marketing collateral… there’s a lot that goes into getting your business off the ground. While you surely anticipated…

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The Importance of Open Government

In 2009 President Obama, as his first decision as President of the United States, issued his first executive order that required agencies to identify and release “high value” data sets. The problem was that many did not release this information.…

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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 reading this blog post because you find yourself asking one (or all) of the following questions: What is the purpose of a dashboard? What is the…

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“We’re all mad [about data] here.”

Let’s be honest, you have to be a little “mad” to work with data. It’s an art and a science that not everyone can appreciate working in, but everyone is curious about the final figures. As number crunchers, we may…

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Better Decision Making Through Intuitive Dashboards

As seen in GovCIO Outlook’s April 2016 Issue. The elevation in the availability of data is transforming the way in which government agencies execute their critical decisions. These large sets of data integrated from myriad systems can only be productive…

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The Metric Maze

Dashboards are a potentially powerful new tool for banks and financial institutions. Featured in the BankNews April print issue. In an industry where complex financial data is integral and essential, banks and other financial institutions face formidable information-management challenges. For…

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