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Ten Things You Find in a Great Dashboard

Dashboards come in many different forms. Regardless of the form, great ones include: Key Data – A dashboard is a quick view to show the status of Key Performance Indicators. Drill-down and trending can provide additional information, but keep the non-critical off the main view so users can quickly assess the situation. Trending – Current […] more...

By  on October 5, 2014
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Dashboards – Mouse-over summary with drill-down different insightful piecharts and data exports

Speed to Insight A good dashboard will quickly present results that matter to your success. A great dashboard will then allow a simple mouse-over and drill-down to provide insights or the data you need to do additional analytics to get to the reasons for the results. The best of both worlds Drill-downs are intended to […] more...

By  on August 11, 2014
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Convenience Store Performance Dashboards – Data Analytics Using Filters

One of the ironies of Big Data is that insights often look like just a few points of data. The ability to extract the right data from large quantities of data is one way to move toward the insights. Filtering data into groups is a technique that allows related information to highlight a big trend […] more...

By  on June 12, 2014
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Convenience Store Performance Dashboards – KPI’s with Drilldowns

A good graph is worth hours of analysis and a focused drill-down saves hours more. Graphs and drilldowns are favorite tools of analysts. Quickly assessing key performance trends and then being able to see the data that makes the trend is a great tool for maintaining accountability towards a goal. The ability to see a […] more...

By  on May 18, 2014
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Convenience Store Performance Analytics like Google Dashboard

Managing Convenience Store performance like Google analytics manages a web site Google analytics uses key performance indicators to show how a web site is performing. With this information you can track your web site performance and determine how your marketing programs are working in terms of bringing people to a site and getting them to […] more...

By  on April 6, 2014