Articles from Dundas Data Visualization

  • Cost of Dashboards As a visualization consultant, I often discuss the merits of placing a benchmark on any data that is presented on a dashboard. Benchmarking is an important tool that gives you the ability to see your metrics against industry bests or best practices. Given that benchmarks are helpful…
  • Gartner Research Group estimates that 70-80% of business intelligence projects fail. This staggering failure rate is primarily a result of poor communication between IT departments and business users, failure to ask the right questions, and failure to think about the real needs of the business. The time and costs involved…
  • What's the difference between an infographic and a data visualization? Which are you seeing on a daily basis and which can make your life easier?
  • What is a dashboard? How can it help your business? Why should you care? All of these answers and more, explained.
  • Why does your company need to use key performance indicators and what benefits can come from it?
  • Business intelligence use within organizations is increasing. Find out how dashboard fit into it, why, when and where you should use them.
  • How do dashboards capitalize on the curiosity of humans while staying stylist and championing autonomy?
  • How do you layout and style all of the complex data that you've acquired? An important resource for developers and designers.
  • See which factors are most imperative to your dashboard project being properly implemented.
  • Get the entire picture of what you need to make the proper business decision at each level of your organization.