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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Executive role dashboard - from a wholesale distribution company demo

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This is also from the netsuite.com site. The active tab is "Executive", showing that a senior executive is logged into the system. Metrics and portlets focus on Total Pipeline by Status, KPIs include New Leads, Forecast, Sales, Overdue Systems, Receivables, Payables, Operating Cash Flow, Profit, Inventory Asset Value, Open Cases, and Estimates. This enterprise dashboard also has user configurable quick links and various KPI graphs/charts.  Note: Hey, Dashboard Spies!: Do you know how smart you are getting by reading The Dashboard Spy? From pig production to airplane crew size optimizatio

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Flash Dashboard Example - Information Visualization about Oil Production

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Flash-powered dashboards continue to accelerate in their adoption. By the way, I use the term "Flash-based Dashboards" to include all swf-based dashboard technologies such as Adobe FLEX, Business Objects Crystal Xcelsius, etc - anything that requires Flash formats such as swf/flv. Flash technology has made big inroads in video media delivery and is building huge momemtum in the information visualization space. In fact, Information Builder's introduction of their latest product, WebFOCUS Flex Enable, is being accompanied by a marketing push of the phrase "flashboards": The fusion of RIA with

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Stephen Few on Pervasive Hurdles to Effective Enterprise Dashboard Design

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Enterprise dashboard design guru, Stephen Few - author of the incredible book on dashboard design - Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data, points out in his most recent enterprise dashboard article, Pervasive Hurdles to Effective Dashboard Design, that: Most dashboard products are not able to produce dashboards that communicate effectively. This is usually due to one of more of the following three problems, which I describe and illustrate in this article: 1) Important dashboard display media are not provided 2) Display media are poorly designed for dashboar

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Site Maps for Enterprise Dashboards and other IA techniques

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Enterprise Dashboard projects seem at first to be about the technology, but soon project team members realize that the difficult part of the process is not the dashboard technology, but the requirements gathering and  information architecture. No application development project needs skilled IAs and business analysts more than an enterprise dashboard project. The boxes and arrows site has a great article on quick ways to create sitemaps for your project. Definitely worth reading at http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/the_lazy_ia_s_guide_to_making_sitemaps. Take their advice and don't let your

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Free Chart Icons for Your Business Intelligence Dashboard

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Free Chart Icons for Your Business Intelligence Dashboard

Click here for some very attractive (and free) icons for use in your business intelligence applications. There's nothing like cheesy icons and graphics to spoil the professional look of your dashboard. Give the icons some thought and use well. Here's a tip: Try to use icons from the same icon set to ensure a unified look. If you have to go outside of the set of icons, be sure to select ones that are complimentary in some way. It could be color or perspective or other trait. Just make sure that all your icons look like they belong together. Good luck with your dashboard design.

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8 Steps Towards a CIO Dashboard

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CIO Dashboards can wind up helping or hindering the management of an IT organization. On the whole however, a CIO Dashboard project is well worth doing if you do it right. That's basically the summary of a great article from Information Week titled Hunting the Elusive CIO Dashboard. The article stresses the importance of selecting the right metrics, managing well upon receiving the right information, and taking the time to properly prepare the data necessary for the project. Take a look at these 8 Steps Towards a CIO Dashboard: Here are the steps for those that can't see the graphic:

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Excel Dashboard for Customer Service Metrics

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Chandoo and his Excel Dashboard programmers are having a great time during their "Dashboard Week". They are building and sharing Excel-based dashboards and I'll be sure to report to you some of the great work they are doing. (Chandoo runs the Excel School which includes modules for Excel Dashboard Training - click the link to learn more). Today we share this excellent excel dashboard example from Mara. Here is the excel workbook link for this dashboard: Excel Dashboard for Customer Service. Here's a look at the dashboard itself: Here are the comments from Chandoo: Techniques used by Ma

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Microstrategy Mobile BI App

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Microstrategy Dashboard iPhone App: While surfing the Apple App Store, I noticed this description for the Microstrategy Mobile for iPhone app. Put business reports, KPIs, documents and Mobile BI Apps in the hands of your employees and customers using the MicroStrategy Mobile for iPhone application. MicroStrategy Mobile lets decision makers run the organization wherever they are. View your business data on the iPhone with multi-touch tables, graphs, charts, visualizations, maps, documents and Mobile BI apps. MicroStrategy's award winning business intelligence software is ranked in the Gartner

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A Dashboard Blog of Your Own

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Dashboard Spy readers are invited to start their very own blog. It's an easy and fun way to connect with the business intelligence community and promote your company or your self. Whether you want to blog about dashboards, business intelligence, metrics, management or anything else you'd like to rant about, you're welcome to claim your own subdomain at dashboards.org. I've set up a blogging and social networking community called Dashboards.org that will allow you to not only to blog with a cool yourname.dashboards.org web address, but also to set up a profile and connect with other business i

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Excel Executive Dashboard with Sparklines - big ideas for small enterprise dashboards

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Thanks to the Dashboard Spy in Germany who sent us this wonderful excel executive dashboard to study. It features an amazing amount of information packed into a tiny space (which is what the at-a-glance nature of the dashboard is all about!). The big secret, of course, is the tiny, little device called the Sparkline. Invented by the truly innovative Edward Tufte, it is a clever inline way to give a user a sense of scale, trend and historic movement of a statistic. The dashboard itself deals with airline management. If it looks familiar to you, an earlier version of this airline dashboard g

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Beer Marketing Dashboard - Raising a glass to enterprise dashboards

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Marketing Dashboard: Here's a marketing dashboard to whet your whistle for marketing KPI displays especially for the beverage industry.  You know you are a total enterprise dashboard addict when every little thing that you see makes you think of KPIs, portlet layouts and drill-downs. I'm outside having a beer, admiring the glistening drops clinging to the bottle, when I am reminded of a beer marketing dashboard in my collection. I wonder how long it would take me to dig it up. (OK, I know it's kind of bizarre, but I believe I have the world's largest collection of enterprise dashboard scree

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The Dashboard Blueprint

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Dashboard Spy Topic: Dashboard Blueprint: The 5 Questions Your Dashboard MUST Answer. This excellent diagram comes from a great article from Quantisense.com titled: The Retail Business Intelligence Dashboard According to them, they've found that the "best" dashboards have their screen real estate dedicated to answering the following 5 questions: What's Going On? (The Operating Summary) How Do We Stant? (Scorecard) What Are Our Winners and Losers? (Top and Bottom Performers) Where Should We Be Working? (Opportunities and Problems) Where Are We Heading? (Trends) Here's an excerpt: The oper

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Social Media Conversations Dashboard

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This dashboard example features a social media conversation dashboard. It's basically a brand monitoring dashboard that crawls social media platforms such as Facebook or twitter as well as user forums of various kinds. The intent of the dashboard is to provide marketers with a synopsis of the discussions occurring as well as the tone of those discussions. Interestingly, the makers of this dashboard realized that social media conversations occur worldwide and in many languages. The engine behind this dashboard relies on the work of translators around the world that monitor conversations in m

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Microstrategy Dashboard Demo

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http://enterprise-dashboard.com Business Intelligence Topic: Online Demo of Microstrategy Dashboards Dashboard team members looking for implementation ideas can try the online interactive Microstrategy Dashboards. This one is a Purchase Volume Dashboard from the Bank of Montreal. (click on that link to try it): It features line charts and has a "toggle" paradigm to shift between views. Other demos to follow. Stay tuned! Hubert Lee The Dashboard Spy Tags: Microstrategy demo, microstrategy dashboard

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Enterprise Application Management Dashboard - design sketches for product revision

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Early in 2006, CA acquired Wily Technology, a company that specialized in the area of enterprise application management. I was given a series of dashboard screenshot sketches for a Wily enterprise dashboard product facelift by a Dashboard Spy before the transaction completed. I don't know if this was put into production or not. I'll present the dashboard designs as a sketch for brainstorming. See if these dashboard drilldowns are helpful in any way, either to someone working on an application monitoring system, or a general dashboard-driven application. I particularly like the way the help pa

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A Business Service Management Dashboard - tying business to its supporting infrastructure

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Found this sample of a business service management dashboard at micromuse. As they state, "By drawing more clearly than ever the lines that connect the business to the underlying infrastructure, [BSM dashboards] are enabling smarter business decision-making. The following screens show an example with Earthlink: "A BSM initiative around a few specific business-to-IT alignment challenges, as follows: - Link realtime customer subscription levels (IT data) with sales forecasts (business data) - Link system downtime information (IT data) with contact center call volume (business data) - Link sche

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Enterprise Dashboard Screenshot - Balanced Scorecard Perspectives - Financial, Customer, Process, Learning & Growth

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Here is a screenshot of an enterprise dashboard mockup from a couple of year back when Novell decided to concentrate on the solution space. They called this their "exteNd secure enterprise dashboard" - see http://www.novell.com/collateral/4613355/4613355.html. This screenshot shows the main dashboard page which is dominated by the My Balanced Scorecard view. It is divided into the 4 sections of Financial, Customer, Internal Process and Learning & Growth. These 4 portlets have the KPI name, numeric value and the red/green/yellow state. The rest of this dashboard has sales inf

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Dentist Dashboard

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Dentist Dashboard Example: Screenshots of Dental Practice Performance Metrics and KPIs. Dentists can track the performance of their practices with Dentist Dashboards. Here are some typical practice metrics: Total Office Gross Production, Doctors Gross Production, Doctors Net Production, Doctors Hours Worked, Hygiene Hours Worked / Gross / Net Production, New Patients, New Patients to Patient Visits, Comprehensive Exams to New Patients, Number of Patients Reappointed to Hygienist, Patients Visited to Hygienist. Here are some screenshots from a Dentist Dashboard. Note the various dental

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Very Large Enterprise Dashboard - Network Operations Center KPIs

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How big is your enterprise dashboard? Is it bigger or smaller than this one at AT&T's Global Network Operations Center. I really wonder what is the largest executive dashboard in the world. I can't make out individual KPIs in the dashboard graphic, but I see that there are graphs, maps and data tables. If you look hard enough, you can make out some red/green/yellow dashboard indicators at the very left side. Homework: Does size matter? Please keep an eye out for similar real-world, physical enterprise dashboards. I'd like to collect as many graphics of large scale dashboard

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Network monitoring dashboard

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Here's an old writeup of a dashboard which monitors network traffic: http://www.packet-level.com/archives/archives7.htm This little network monitoring dashboard shows 3 KPIs: Packets, Utilization and Errors. The interface is simple and allows the network engineer to toggle between a view of the gauges and the tabular data (Packets sent, Packets dropped, Broadcasts, Multicasts, Bytes, Utilization, Errors, etc.)   For more information, see: Network Monitoring 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 busines

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