Business Intelligence Basics

This stream is your guide to basic BI concepts. We'll dispel common BI myths, explore core business intelligence concepts, and cover the basics of BI.

  • Quick Guide to Getting Started with Dundas BI4:42

    Quick Guide to Getting Started with Dundas BI

    The only thing that rivals the size of Dundas BI, is the number of resources we have to help you master it and become more data-driven.

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  • KPI 101 - The Basics7:16

    KPI 101 - The Basics

    In this video, we talk about some of the key terminologies around Key Performance Indicator (KPI) theory. We will discuss definitions, identification, and some tips on using KPIs.

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  • The Different Types of Users in Dundas BI7:45

    The Different Types of Users in Dundas BI

    Whether you are a consumer, an analyst, or an advanced developer, Dundas BI offers something for everyone.

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  • Quick Tip: How to Measure Data that is Wildly Different5:10

    Quick Tip: How to Measure Data that is Wildly Different

    Dundas BI offers many techniques that can help you better understand your data (regardless of how wildly different it might be).

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  • Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Flexibility of a BI Tool4:39

    Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Flexibility of a BI Tool

    In this video, we take a look at the questions you should be asking BI vendors during your BI evaluation to ensure that they are flexible in all areas of the application.

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  • Drill-Down vs. Drill-Through3:07

    Drill-Down vs. Drill-Through

    Put down that thesaurus! In this video, we cover the differences between the business intelligence terms, “drill-down” and “drill-through”, and how you can implement each.

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  • Webinar - Selecting the Right KPIs for BI and Dashboard Success36:33

    Webinar - Selecting the Right KPIs for BI and Dashboard Success

    Presented by Troy Marchand, President and CEO, Dundas Data Visualization. How to select the right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Metrics for your BI and Dashboard / Reporting project success.

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  • 5 Ways Sales Can Use Business Intelligence to Impact Revenue1:53

    5 Ways Sales Can Use Business Intelligence to Impact Revenue

    When companies are looking to invest in a new business intelligence platform, it’s often the Sales department that’s leading the way. In this video, we talk about Sales, metrics, and how a business in

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  • Why Business Intelligence Projects Fail6:48

    Why Business Intelligence Projects Fail

    Just because a high number of business intelligence projects fail, doesn’t mean yours has to as well. In this video, we’re going to tell you the most critical factors in ensuring your BI project is a

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  • Why Does Flexibility Matter in a Business Intelligence Tool?4:22

    Why Does Flexibility Matter in a Business Intelligence Tool?

    Let's dive into why flexibility is so important and why a business intelligence tool being easy to use simply isn’t enough.

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  • Dundas BI FAQs3:41

    Dundas BI FAQs

    How is Dundas different from other BI vendors? How much does Dundas cost? Is Dundas BI the most flexible BI platform in the world? These are great questions, and ones we're going to answer today.

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  • Dashboards vs. Reports6:17

    Dashboards vs. Reports

    What are the differences between dashboards and reports? Aren’t they the same thing? Well, a lot of people use the two terms interchangeably, but in business intelligence, there are very distinct diff

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  • How Does Licensing Work?3:23

    How Does Licensing Work?

    We’ll cover the different license types in Dundas BI and how they can impact your bottom line.

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  • Use Your Dashboards to Tell a Story4:18

    Use Your Dashboards to Tell a Story

    When someone says, “business intelligence”, what usually comes to mind are dashboards and reports. But did you know that you can use business intelligence tools to tell stories and give presentations?

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  • How to Effectively Use Color in Dashboards5:48

    How to Effectively Use Color in Dashboards

    How to use color to highlight what's important on your dashboard, some best practices for the use of color, plus a few other helpful tips.

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  • The Benefits of Visualizing Data5:02

    The Benefits of Visualizing Data

    By using data visualizations, you’ll be able to drive instant decision-making, which will lead to better results.

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  • Business Intelligence vs. Excel6:21

    Business Intelligence vs. Excel

    Excel is undeniably the single most popular data analytics tool in the world. But is it always the right tool for the job? That’s the million-dollar question!

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  • Self-Service on a Silver Platter6:59

    Self-Service on a Silver Platter

    Explore the differences between self-service and silver-service and provide some alternative methods of providing users with self-service capabilities. Sometimes less is more.

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  • What's the Deal with Embedded Analytics?6:52

    What's the Deal with Embedded Analytics?

    So, what IS the deal with embedded analytics? Well, in this video I'm going to give you a great definition, and I'm also going to let you know why a lot of people are doing it wrong!

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  • 5 Tips for Getting Started with Dundas BI7:44

    5 Tips for Getting Started with Dundas BI

    5 tips that'll help get you started as a new user of Dundas BI

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