Definitions, dashboard design, and industry trends.
The Business Intelligence industry is a rapidly evolving space which continues to show strong growth. Here are some definitions of BI from leading experts in the space and answers to the questions you may be asking.
A business intelligence dashboard is an information management tool that is used to track KPIs, metrics, and other key data points relevant to a business, department, or specific process. Through the use of data visualizations, dashboards simplify complex data sets to provide users with at a glance awareness of current performance.
The use of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) is an integral part of business intelligence. The careful definition and use of a KPI, enable a business or department to monitor its progress against these goals.
SaaS BI is a cloud-hosted application that offers enterprises BI applications, such as dashboard, using a recurring or subscription-based pricing model.
Best practices for mobile dashboard design account for key factors like the device being used, the person accessing the dashboard and the information being communicated.
Mobile business intelligence (BI) is the ability to access BI-related data such as KPIs, business metrics, and dashboards on mobile devices.
An in-depth look at common time frames in business reporting and KPI monitoring.
Terms like Big Data, mobile BI and cloud BI look to be the top business intelligence trends for 2013.
A KPI dashboard is about communicating information about your business performance in a way that is clear, meaningful, and actionable.