Definitions, dashboard design, and industry trends.
Reporting dashboards offer business’s tangible benefits and advantages over traditional reporting mechanisms. It’s critical, however, that a culture of monitoring, data transparency, and optimization accompanies the deployment of any dashboard solution.
Experience has taught us that designing dashboards to ensure the effortless visibility of tactical, tangible, real-time operational data across departments and throughout the corporate hierarchy means distinguishing between two typical use cases: monitoring key metrics (KPIs), and providing operational lists.
Recently, WiseAnalytics partnered with Klipfolio Inc. and Dashboard Insight to conduct a survey identifying the ROI achieved by organizations through dashboard use.
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.
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.
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.
Scorecards & Dashboards translate strategy into accountability and measure progress. Maybe these systems can be amalgamated and referred to as scoreboards?
Data visualization sounds great in theory. Who wouldn’t prefer to present their business metrics in visuals rather than raw numbers? But in practice it can be a lot more complicated.
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.
Klipfolio’s self service business intelligence solution gets you up and running with analyzing performance and measuring results that will allow you to make better business decisions in no time – all without the need to expand your IT department or hire a team of data professionals.