& Dashboard Fundamentals
Visualizing For The Color Blind
Color blindness is a color vision deficiency which affects roughly 8% of the North American male population and 0.5% of the female population. So when designing data visualizations and dashboards, it’s important to keep this group of people in mind to make sure they are seeing the same results as everyone else.
Business Performance Management
How to Implement Lean BI
Before delving into what Lean BI is, it is important to address what Lean BI is not. - Information Management article.
BI for Sales: Pipeline Analysis
Although it is sometimes said that sales is an art, the reality is that sales is a process. This process requires specific skills and activities that can be measured and managed to improve a salesperson’s performance. Unfortunately, front line sales management has a tendency to operate at the individual opportunity level instead of the process level.
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BI for Procurement: Spend Analysis
Business intelligence can help companies to better control costs and align expenditures with revenue. A common area of focus is spend analysis and management because it provides many cost reduction opportunities including decreased material, services, and inventory costs, as well as decreased sourcing cycle times. BI can provide the visibility and insight needed to improve procurement performance.
Corda Customer Success Story
Boise Inc. first started using Corda CenterView dashboards to measure performance metrics that would help it improve the overall productivity of its equipment and assets. Its performance metrics were based on three main components; asset availability, asset operating rate and the ability of the asset to produce a quality product. The challenge was that the data needed to measure all of those components came from a variety of different systems in a variety of different locations, which all needed to be aggregated and normalized.