The banking and finance industry is experiencing continuous changes brought about by advances in technology. The changes are welcome – however not without the accompanying challenges. As a result, the kind of market we now have is dynamic and Wall Street is making the necessary adjustments, not to dampen vibrancy in the market, but to improve strategies in line … Read more
In fact, the question should be "What should be the true benefit of Dashboards or Business Intelligence software? " Whether you are using dashboard in excel, Dashboards in Microsoft Access, Quickbooks, business objects, Salesforce or big ERP like Oracle EBS or SAP, there are numerous tangible benefits of using InfoCaptor as your primary BI and dashboard app compared to other business intelligence software or reporting … Read more
Companies in a variety of industries are still data-rich but information-poor and this ratio keeps increasing every day. The rate of data generation is so high that organizations simply cannot keep up with generating insights out of it. These enterprises lack the kind of actionable information and analytical tools needed to improve profits and performance. Business intelligence … Read more
See how the number of employees have increased/decreased over the years at the big tech companies and how the revenue profit numbers correlate Checkout the meteoric rise of employee strength at Amazon, Apple, Oracle and Google (some big spikes) Big Data Trends : Which of the terms Hadoop, Business Intelligence or dashboards is in topping … Read more
Dashboards allow placing several sources of data into data interpretation graphics, allowing visualization of data and its relevancy on various parameters that affect the several measures success or failures.
BI is all about allowing relevant business data collected from various sources and stages to be used in unison and drawing meanings and inferences from them. In other words, BI is also a form of Makeover for your data.
A fact that I noticed on several Dashboard’s is that they are trying to pass on too much data and form a cluster of sorts within a single view. This just makes me wonder as to why cleanliness and blank spaces are not considered when preparing these designs.
OLAP Dashboards help keep a close eye on important data and also help evaluate, using graphs, the directions and results of any business operation.
Here is a neat little service that lets you create word cloud by passing some text content to it. Readwriteweb ran Obama’s inauguration speech through it and came up with the following word clouds. They also did the same for Bush and Clinton’s speech. It is interesting. Take a note of the shape of the … Read more
If you are not lazy visit this link right now and see for yourself http://buildingdashboard.com/clients/uvm/davis/ This is an excellent example of an University carrying (hate to say monitoring in this context) about the resource consumption. It monitors Electricity, Gas,Weather,Cooling etc. And there is something also known as Green Roof monitoring (read further down) Electricity Consumption … Read more