Dundas White Papers
The mining industry is currently facing a number of challenges. Deloitte recently published a paper, Tracking the Trends, on the top ten issues mining companies may face in the coming year. In the paper, Deloitte offered a variety of solutions to assist with these issues. Eight of the ten issues they listed involved data analytics/monitoring as a solution. As dashboards typically provide the presentation layer to data analysis, they are vital to improving mining operations.
Simply visualizing data is not enough to make BI pervasive and well-adopted. The content presented by the visualizations must be highly relevant to its intended consumers. In order for BI to scale, creation of up-to-date visualizations must be easy, automated and accurate. The content must be integrated into the daily lives of workers so they don’t feel like they have yet another technology to learn, adopt and remember to use all the time.
With so many data visualization companies on the market promising to be a complete solution, it can often be
difficult to distinguish one from the next. With Dundas, the difference is in the focus, methodology and people they employ.
This document seeks to explain what problems well-executed dashboards solve and what benefits they provide within the context of the telecommunications industry. The easiest way to understand what role dashboards play in the industry is to examine some of the questions that professionals are asking.