Tag Archives: reporting and analysis

Dashboards—You Can’t Just Drop Them on Your Users

Many products today—including full business intelligence platforms, stand-alone dashboard programs, visualization tools, and analytics tools—tout self-service dashboards.  For some vendors, that means that the dashboard is built and ready to go and you can go ahead and start drilling down and applying filters.  To some vendors that means you can “open the box” and build […]

Using BIO Business Intelligence to Break Out of Quandary Thinking

In everyday language, a quandary is like a dilemma—a perplexing situation or state, a choice between evenly balanced alternatives, a predicament defying satisfactory solution.  Sometimes thought of as the lesser of two evils, a quandary must be analyzed carefully and all of the impacts uncovered before making a decision.  How better to analyze which course […]