Definitions, dashboard design, and industry trends.
For a company to be truly data-driven, it needs access to a staggering amount of data. That’s where a data warehouse comes in – it stores a company’s relevant data so it can be put to use in making your business better. But getting your numbers into a data warehouse is only half the battle. Without the tools to recognize patterns, discover insights and predict outcomes, all the wisdom in your data warehouse will go undiscovered.
It’s easy to toss around numbers these days. What’s difficult is getting people to pay attention and, most importantly, take action based on what your numbers are telling you.
Google Analytics is one of the most powerful and important tools available to digital marketers, user experience designers and business professionals today. With just a few clicks, you can access a wealth of information on one of the most essential tools in your company’s arsenal: Its website.
How to build a custom dashboard using Excel data. There’s a story behind your Excel numbers. Even after all these years, Excel remains a staple for businesses around the world. And why not? If you’re looking for a simple tool into which you can dump data and build formulas, you could do a lot worse.
Building reports on your key performance indicators and metrics can be an excruciating task. There are so many sources of data – and so many reporting metrics companies are choosing to follow – that pulling together KPI reports is arduous and time-consuming.
Cloud Business Intelligence (BI) applications are hosted on a virtual network, such as the internet, and are used to provide organizations with access to BI-related data such as dashboards, KPIs, and other business analytics.
Business intelligence dashboards should to be actionable, meaningful, understandable, and accurate. Each business and department will have have different key performance indicators, so time has to be taken to develop unique KPIs representative of the business.
Scorecards & Dashboards translate strategy into accountability and measure progress. Maybe these systems can be amalgamated and referred to as scoreboards?