Articles from Dundas Data Visualization

  • BI Knowledge Series - Business Intelligence
    When it comes to your company’s success, nothing will help you more than tracking and utilizing the proper Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). There are two main categories of business metrics: Performance Metrics and Result Metrics. These can really be…
  • BI Knowledge Series - Business Intelligence
    Technology has simplified business intelligence for all business users. With user-friendly tools such as drag and drop reporting and visual data discovery, business leaders and frontline staff now have the power to create, personalize, interact with, monitor and share key business…
  • BI Knowledge Series - Data Visualization
    A comparison of exploring data vs. exploring cities, to help better understand how important exploration and interaction are for insight generation and knowledge creation.
  • BI Knowledge Series - Business Intelligence
    A Business Intelligence (BI) solution can give your organization big wins in the areas of efficiency, productivity and effectiveness (a kind of performance trifecta.) Yet according to a report by Gartner Research Group, 70%-80% of BI projects…
  • Not All Visualizations Are Created Equal
    BI Knowledge Series - Data Visualization
    Both data visualization and information graphics can leverage the power of graphic form, combined with human perception, to improve comprehension of large data sets, reveal patterns in complexity and, sometimes, to tell compelling stories with data. Often used loosely and interchangeably, however, the terms data visualization and information…
  • BI Knowledge Series - Data Visualization
    Today’s visual analytics tools offer a wide array of sophisticated visualization forms, but also, importantly, hands-on data interaction and the possibility of real time (or near real time)...
  • BI Knowledge Series - Business Intelligence
    The Dundas Business Intelligence™ (BI) platform brings disparate data sources together to deliver insight across the enterprise. It allows IT to easily deliver information to all types of information consumers, and address their demand for informed decision making. On the flip side, business users gain consistent…
  • Bars, Lines, Areas and Dots
    BI Knowledge Series - Data Visualization
    With so many different visualization types available, many people, especially those who are new to data visualization, find it challenging to decide which to use when. Some visualization forms are best suited to certain types of data. Some suit specific tasks or kinds of…
  • BI Knowledge Series - Data Visualization
    This article explains the difference between color hue and color value and describes how and how not to use the two in data visualization. Color, in data visualization, can be a very good thing. It can add dimensionality, emphasize outliers and create focus. Used well, color makes visualizations more…
  • How Moving to BI Boosts Organizational Efficiencies
    BI Knowledge Series - Business Intelligence
    To maintain or improve efficiencies, many organizations are still using yesterday’s Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, including spreadsheets, forms and a mish-mash of other systems. But that’s fast becoming the old game. There’s a new game changer: Modern Business Intelligence systems, delivering data and results…