Dashboard Set Up #2: Why is ETL Necessary?

When it comes to today’s hottest business currency — that is, data —  certain processes are an absolute necessity to raise its value to your organization. On the top of the list are the processes that allow you to mine the assets — buried insights and indicators — that are hidden among those diverse data…

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Back On Black: Making Dashboards And Reports Stand Out

The trend is back on black for dashboards and reports. White is very common and the problem is that our brains associate white with no information. As a result, it can cause people to scan beyond what’s actually there and miss out on a lot of content. Black backgrounds are gaining in popularity, but there…

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Seamless Data Connections

The First Step in Dashboard Setup: Seamless Connections

Business dashboards help the business world take a giant leap forward in working smart. With powerful business dashboard technology, you can finally reach into virtually every corner of your enterprise to compare, contrast, combine or otherwise transform historical and real-time data to reap the tremendous value that the combined metrics bestow upon you. Once transformed,…

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executive dashboards essentials

Executive Dashboards: Benefits, KPIs, and Tool

Executive dashboards are quickly becoming absolutely essential tools for executives to keep their fingers on the pulse and performance of their company. The right dashboards pull data from throughout the enterprise making reports and metrics available at a glance and at a moment’s notice. Better still, this all happens through one intuitive portal. Key Benefits…

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Basics of Executive Dashboarding

The beauty of executive or operational dashboards is that you can squeeze large amounts of business data and results of analysis into a relatively small visual container. And the challenge of executive dashboards is that you are squeezing large amounts of data and results of analysis…. Well, you get the idea. An effective dashboard adopts…

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Do I Need a Dashboard For That?

People ask us all the time: What can a dashboard do for me? Want the short answer? In essence, dashboards give you the metaview of your processes, projects and performance metrics to streamline operations, empower team members, and find the shortest path to profitability. Here are the top 5 ways that dashboards can drastically improve…

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Something For Everyone: Interactive Dashboards

It seems that everything is going interactive these days. Our phones, our computers, even some of our cars. Heck, I was temporarily stunned last night when my TV didn’t respond to my command when I tapped on the screen to pick out the movie I wanted to watch. We seem to expect that our technology…

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Happy 4th of July !

Tomorrow is a pretty big deal in the United Stats so we decided to take a closer look at how July 4th is been celebrated.

As you will see in the dashboard below, party means eating outdoor (80%!) and admiring lots of fireworks with over 14000 of them showing in the American sky each year.

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But, What is a Dashboard?

Hello folks! Every day at ClicData, we get into a lot of very interesting discussions about dashboards, reports, the use of cloud technology etc. While a lot of our users know their way around those topics, some of them have a beginner approach to them. They usually see our example page on our website and…

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How are you doing? A Joey's guide to dashboarding…

One of my favourite characters in the TV series “Friends” is Joey Tribianni. A simple and very funny character that takes things as they come and looks at life in a very simple way. One of his favourite lines when it comes to picking up girls is “How you doin’?” Whenever I meet other business owners, this is typically the first question we ask each other; “How is your business doing?”. I know this is the first question my investors ask of me!

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