The Dashboard Journey Guide

For Everyone

Knowledge and best-practices for building best-in-class dashboards, and a guide to all things Klipfolio.

For Marketers

A Marketer’s guide to KPIs, metrics, and building crazy effective dashboards.

How to pick the right business partner

A business partner is probably an entrepreneur’s most important professional relationship. Trust is the cornerstone of that relationship. And trust grows out of two things: complementary skills, and having a history together.

Topics: CEO, Klipfolio

Who says you can't go home

I have been blessed with an 18 year professional love affair with the Business Intelligence market space. I was also given an opportunity to grow and lead world class teams at IBM. But after a meeting with Klipfolio CEO Allan Wille, I was infected with the enthusiasm only possible at a startup.

Topics: News and Events, Klipfolio

What I learned about hiring - and what every new manager needs to know

Check references. Test for knowledge as well as values. Hiring the right people will make your company run more smoothly. But even a single bad hire can throw your whole team off.

Topics: CEO, Klipfolio

6 Marketing Automation Lessons To Take You From Data To Dashboard

As a software startup, we enthusiastically embrace technology, and, just over a year ago, we made the decision to embrace marketing automation (Marketo). Here are 6 lessons we thought were worth sharing.

Topics: Tips and Techniques, Dashboard Design - Tips, Resources, Examples, Marketing

How the pointed questions of venture capitalists helped us

Is a potential investor asking you difficult questions in an attempt to ‘get under the hood’ and evaluate your potential? Embrace the process; chances are you’ll learn something. But don’t sugar-coat your answers. This is a time for brutal honesty.

Topics: CEO, Klipfolio

Best Practices - Three Ways To Increase User Engagement With Your Dashboard

As dashboard builders, we know the importance of metrics. Here are three things you can do to increase user engagement, and go the extra mile to get the right data to the right people.

Topics: Tips and Techniques, Klipfolio

Top 10 Takeaways from the Gartner BI and Analytics Summit

This past week, Mychelle (our CMO) and I were in Las Vegas for Gartner’s annual Business Intelligence and Analytics summit.

Topics: CEO, Klipfolio

Love is a metric that affects the bottom line

Last week I attended the first ever customer advocacy camp hosted by Influitive. Focusing on customer experience and community, the speakers drove home the point that to get love, you have to give love.

Topics: Klipfolio

Introducing the Klip Gallery - A different approach to auto-generating metrics

We’re excited to announce the beta for a new resource called the Klip Gallery. Klip Gallery is a library of predefined metrics for popular cloud data sources designed to accelerate dashboard creation. This new feature has been developed in the same spirit as our KlipStarts -- to make dashboarding easier, faster, affordable, and more fun.

Topics: Metrics and KPIs, Data Sources, Marketing

Got 3 minutes? Get your Google Adwords data in an interactive dashboard.

In October we introduced KlipStarts and announced the Google Analytics KlipStartas our first. Now we're introducing a KlipStart for Google AdWords.

Topics: Metrics and KPIs, Marketing, Klipfolio