Data Exploration

Rose Charts: A Rosy Take on Formula Visualizations in Dundas BI

Rose Charts are a very niche data visualization and something that you may have never seen before. Does your BI Tool support custom or exotic chart types?

How to Structure Excel Data to Maximize Your BI Proof of Concept

Data in Excel can be a formatting disaster, and there are specific guidelines you should follow when using Excel as a data source for a business intelligence (BI) tool.

8 New Features In Dundas BI Version 8

Say hello to Dundas BI Version 8, the most powerful, highest performing version of Dundas BI to date.

3 Creative Dashboard Designs (And Why They Work!)

Understanding what dashboards are, what good dashboards are comprised of, and how good dashboards are designed, will help you create thoughtful, impact dashboards like these three.

The 5 Analytics Features You Seriously Want In A Business Intelligence Software

Not every business intelligence software is capable of delivering exactly what you need, and if you’re serious about doing what’s best for your data, then you’ll seriously want to ensure these 5 analytics features are present.

Perform More Relevant Period Comparisons In Dundas BI Using 13 Period Calendars

With Dundas BI, we’re able to build our own 13 period time dimension with just a few simple clicks and can perform more effective time-based analyses.

6 Must-Have Functionality In Your Business Intelligence Software

In order to solve real business problems, you need a business intelligence software that provides exceptional data exploration capabilities.

Use State Indicators To Contextualize Analysis And Communicate Insights

By leveraging state indicators, dashboard designers can contextualize analysis, change user’s behaviors, communicate critical information quickly, and enhance the user experience.

Augmented analytics: Not just for big data, but better data

Augmented analytics will allow users to see connections they didn’t think to look for. Unlike humans, algorithms don’t have biases or preconceived notions. They connect all the dots. And that will open the door to unexpected insights—helping businesses gain a unique competitive advantage.

Innovation Never Rests: Data Aggregation When Building Metric Sets

I’m going to give you a crash course in data aggregation and will use Dundas BI – our fully programmable, end-to-end business intelligence platform – to explain it and share a few examples.

How Analytics Offers A Single Source Of Truth For Crisis Management

Businesses can make better decisions amid uncertainty and fear - and rapidly adapt and adjust to changes in real-time - by using facts and data as the driving force behind decision-making.

How to Use Heat Map Charts to Recognize Patterns in Complex Data

Analyzing and making sense of large volumes of raw data is dizzying. By using Heat Map Charts, you can leverage color variety and intensity to visualize and examine complex, multi-variate data easily!

Drilling Into The Differences Between Drill-Down & Drill-Through

Drill-Up, Drill-Down, Drill-Through, Drill-In, Drill-to-Detail, Drill-Across... Why are these terms important to business intelligence and analytics and how would you go about using each?

Using Dundas BI, Explore Data in Natural Language for Easy Analytics

Using Dundas BI's Natural Language Assistant, tap into your data by simply conversing with it. Ask questions of your data using simple, human commands and get answers and suggestions immediately.

How to Leverage Facebook Data for Advanced Analysis in Dundas BI

Dundas BI is able to interact with social networking platforms like Facebook. Let's use Python to fetch data from your corporate Facebook page and then create a sleek dashboard using it.

From Table Relationships to Slicer Comparisons, Experience Dundas BI Version 7

We highlight 3 brand new features in Dundas BI version 7 - such as table relationships and slicer comparisons - that focus on providing even more flexibility to what's already the most flexible business intelligence software

How To Make Your Data-Discovery Smarter With Animated Charts

Use animations to make interactive data exploration and analysis as intuitive and effective as possible, and allow your eyes to keep track of everything when the data in your chart needs to change.

Innovation Never Rests: Map Animation

Use map and diagram animations to faster detect changes across geo-locations. With these powerful animations, users are immediately able to cognitively identify changes in their geographical data.

Does Everyone Know What a Dashboard Really Is?

What can you use dashboard views for in Dundas BI? Hang on - the answer is surprisingly controversial, but also demonstrates Dundas BI’s capabilities and flexibility.

3 Data Storage Techniques in Dundas BI

Dundas BI offers a structure called a Data Cube. The Data Cube allows you to prepare data, transform that data, store it, and add performance as necessary.

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