Business Intelligence Dashboard Examples

Here are some featured Business Intelligence Dashboard Examples to view and consider for your own dashboard project.

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Airline Executive Dashboard - Sparklines spark this excel dashboard to a data visualization contest win

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Dashboard Topic: Sparklines During an enterprise dashboard design session, we had a heated discussion of the best way to efficiently show data trends. The project members basically fell into 2 camps. One group wanted a simple excel style spreadsheet approach while the others wanted a rich graphic xcelsius type of interactivity. We were at an impasse for quite a while. The resolution? We went with sparklines! Both groups loved it! We remembered the following post: Tags: Sparkline graphics, dashboards, Enterprise Dashboard Design, Sparklines, Dashboard Design Contest. Remember when we dis

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Business Intelligence Dashboard Search Terms

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Dashboard Spy readers come from all walks of corporate life. The visitor stats for this page shows me the variation of our collective interest in the vast world that is business intelligence. Let me spend a few minutes showing you the amazing variety of search terms that bring traffic to the Dashboard Spy collection of resources. First, let me explain that this page is a mistake. For whatever reason, the CMS that generates these pages burped one day and out came this page with a very strange URL. I didn't catch it for a while and so it got indexed by search engines and people found their way

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Synchronized Presidential Debates Dashboard-Style

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Sychronized Presidental Debates on a dashboard. Digital Dashboard watchers must immediately watch this video. If you are like me, you think that every information asset would benefit from being displayed on a dashboard. This video takes the dashboard design pattern to an extreme. Video clips of the three presidential debates of 2008 are displayed digital dashboard style and then played simultaneously. Here are some screenshots from the video. Note the dashboard style layout. You can watch the video on the Dashboards.TV site by clicking on this link: Synchronized Presidential Debates on Da

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Business Activity Dashboard Screenshot - tracking time, activities, actual vs. planned

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A dashboard screenshot that tracks hours spent on various business activities. It comes from http://www.foxfordservices.co.uk/Design/Web-programming-5.asp and is divided into 2 main columns, one for actual and the other for planned. The actual side has the red/green/yellow indication. The yellow status for time under the allocated target doesn't seem right to me, but I guess that was the client preference. If you spent less than the allocated time, isn't it good? Or, is it bad because that task received not enough attention? This is the type of question on the business side t

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Dashboard Overload

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Hello, my name is the Dashboard Spy and I'm a dashboard-aholic. Yes, I've looked at thousands of dashboards and I think they're all wonderful. And, if you're like most of my readers and involved in the design, implementation or management of business dashboards, I bet you also think that they are the best thing since the pie chart.  BUT, if you are a dashboard USER, there may be times when you think that you're getting too much of a good thing. It may be that you are getting overwhelmed by all the enthusiastic dashboarders in your company. Horrors! I've said it. Dashboards are too much

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More Dashboard Spy Search Terms

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More dashboard related search terms that bring traffic to this page: Dashboards Excel dashboard xcelsius tempates survey graph kpi HR analytics peoplesoft KPI The Balanced Scorecard Bullet Graphs video example corporate presentation flex dashboard example executive dashboards variance actual budget crystal excelsius dashboard exceluser file download pharmaceutical dashboards physician scorecard example The list goes on, but you get the idea. There is a large world of business intelligence out there and many find their way to the Dashboard Spy to see that others are putting on their dashboard

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Are Federal Data Dashboards Inaccurate?

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The Dashboard Spy welcomed with much fanfare the Federal IT Dashboard and the USASpending.gov sites. Now, in a stunning development, the accuracy of the data on these federal dashboards is in question. Accusations are being made that the information is faulty. As all of us business intelligence dashboard project implementors know, the question of data quality fundamentally calls the entire dashboard project into question. Take a look at this headline from Information Week Government: This from the article: Watchdogs Criticize Federal Data Dashboard Accuracy Read this carefully - it's en

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PACU Nurse Dashboard

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Medical operations dashboards always make for excellent case studies because mistakes can mean the difference between life and death. You know those stories about people that write "wrong arm" or "wrong leg" so as to keep medical errors from happening to them? Well, it's an understatement to say that medical dashboards have to get the data presentation correct. Take a look at this screen shot and I'll tell you more about it below. Communication in the perioperative environment is critical for patient safety and effective teamwork. Team members need to know the name of the patient, schedul

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Xcelsius Knob Control - an animated graphic for enterprise dashboards

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Often times, when we need to mock up what a potential executive dashboard might look like for a user we realize that we really need to add a bit of sizzle to get the user excited. This is an animated gif that would really spice things up. Just add it to your dashboard demo and watch their eyes light up! They'll look forward to the construction phase of the dashboard project for sure! Here's a handy animated knob control from http://www.bobjects.com/email_imp/smb/xcelsiusedm/it/index.html. So what or who is The Dashboard Spy? As his about page states, The Dashboard Spy is just a guy inter

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Conversation Dashboard for a table - Visual representation of conversational dynamics

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Here is another real-life object that should stretch our imaginations as dashboard designers. The conversation table at http://web.mit.edu/lira/www/projects/convtable.htm offers a visual representation of a conversation. "This project is a reflection on a type of social dynamics that takes place at tables during conversations. Who dominates the conversation? Two people, seated at each end of the table, converse. As they converse, light emitting diodes (LEDs), embedded along the center of the table, are activated by their pattern of conversation. Two microphones pick up the duration and the vo

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2008 BI Magic Quadrant Diagram

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The recently released 2008 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant analysis focuses on the consolidation that is underway in the BI reporting and dashboarding space. The diagram below seems straight-forward, but you must realize that with the speed of acquisitions in our space, it was already obsolete when released. The Gartner analysis missed the late breaking news of the SAP/Business Objects acquisition. Dashboards By Example Update: Readers are advised to visit the Gartner link posted above as they have updated their report. As they mention regarding the changing vendor landscape: "This document is an

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Enterprise Dashboard Article - Using Executive Dashboards to Drive HR

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Recently I forwarded to a Dashboard Spy reader an interesting article on the importance of enterprise dashboard technology to HR departments. I casually mentioned that they should look up similar articles and was told that it was difficult for them to find relevant information. Upon discussing it, we realized that the reason why I can so quickly find executive dashboard stories and others have a more difficult time. Not every has access to online databases such as lexis/nexis or factiva. I will now start clipping to this blog the reference material I come across during my executive dashboar

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USA Immigration Infographic

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USA Immigration Infographic

A Dashboard Spy reader was working on the creation of an infographic and called me for help. He's not ready to show his work on this blog yet, but I wanted to share some inspiration I shared with him. He was looking to do something cool with a bar chart and I showed him this example. It shows United States immigration statistics in a cool layout. The bar chart is done in the shape of the U.S. flag. It's a few years old, but definitely worth studying as an example. Take a look: You'll definitely want to see the original here in its full size. Click on this link to view a larger versio

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Banking Management Metrics Dashboard - Highlights Screen

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Tags: Executive Dashboard for Banking. Here is the start of a series of Banking Dashboards. Presented by Business Objects for their Crystal Xcelsius product, the url is http://www.xcelsius.com/Examples/swfs/Banking%20Dashboard.swf. Note that is is a Flash-based dashboard, so be sure to try out the slider controls within the dashboards themselves. This highlights dashboard is simply composed. It has navigation on the left to the following sections: Growth, Deposit Mix, Deposits, Loans, Channels, Past Due, Risk, Market Share and Profitablility. the right section has a year to year comparison o

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The NASDAQ MarketSite Dashboard - It’s giant!

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Update regarding this enterprise dashboard: It's been over a year and a half since I posted about the amazing NASDAQ MarketSite dashboard. Well, it took a while and quite a bit of doing, but I finally got to see it in person. The Dashboard Spy is nothing if not persistent! Here is the link to my live viewing of this really big dashboard. DM Review published an article a while back called "Dashboard Design: Why Design is Important" at http://www.dmreview.com/editorial/dmreview/print_action.cfm?articleId=1011285. They featured the giant dashboard at NASDAQ. As they explained: "Consider NASDAQ'

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Heat maps for stock market dashboards

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The concept of heat map graphics works very well for stock market dashboards. See this one in action when the nasdaq is open and go here for the underlying technology. This is an animated gif: This is a screenshot of the one on the exchange: So what or who is The Dashboard Spy? As his about page states, The Dashboard Spy is just a guy interested in the design of business dashboards. He could not find any executive dashboard design source books and so set about creating his own. Finally convinced to post his extensive collection of dashboard screenshots online, he was amazed to find how

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Animating Dashboard Charts with Flash

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The previous post detailing a Lotus Notes Dashboard showed some good looking charts and graphs. What the screenshots did not show, however, was the fact that those graphs were animated. Today we give you a flavor of the animation of the graphs, as well as dig into the technology behind the dashboard charts. The metrics charts were created, we found out, using a charting package called FusionCharts. It's part of a suite of flash charting components that can be used in ASP, JSP, PHP, HTML and even Microsoft PowerPoint. If you would like to try out the software, InfoSoft Global, the maker, has r

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What Are Enterprise Dashboards and Why Should I Care?

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What are enterprise dashboards? Well, dashboards are simple-to-understand, visually-oriented depictions of the current state of the metrics and key performance indicators of most importance to your business. Of course, they borrow from the "cockpit" or "dashboard" metaphors that are so easy to "get". Here's a screenshot of a typical dashboard: Nice layout, right? Do you want a copy of the HTML for it? It will save your developers weeks of tweaking code. To get a free copy of the html template, just sign up for my newsletter. Use the form to the side of this post. There's no cost and

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Second Best Excel Dashboard of 2008

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The Excel Dashboard that placed second best in the MicroCharts 2008 Excel Dashboard Competition was created by Jim Uden. His Outpatient Surgery Center Dashboard shows the metrics for the operations of a health care facility. Owned by a partnership that demands comprehensive reporting, the ambulatory center operations generate large volumes of data that must be digested and presented in a clear and concise manner. We'll examine the Excel dashboard itself in a moment, but I wanted to point out this dashboard received a special mention on account of the great documentation and project backgrou

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The Tim OReilly Book Publishing Metrics Executive Dashboard

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It's exciting news when you can get a peek at the executive dashboard of Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media fame. Tim, of course, is the publisher of what some people consider the best computer books ever written, and one of the true thought leaders of our time. Mr. O'Reilly is a big fan of executive dashboards and uses one regularly to monitor and track trends in the publishing industry. Let's jump right into his executive dashboard with this view of the book publisher landscape. Note the Hello Tim O'Reilly welcome message - yes, this is the real deal! His actual executive dashboard. That

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