Dashboards vs. Reports

July 2, 2019 Jeff Hainsworth


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 differences between dashboards and reports.

In this video, we’ll walk you through each of those differences and offer recommendations on when each should be used.

The differences we’ll be covering are:

  • Form Factor
  • Different Metrics
  • Real-Time • Performance
  • Usability
  • Exporting
  • Data Volumes
  • Intelligence


About the Author

Jeff Hainsworth

Jeff Hainsworth is a Senior Solutions Architect at Dundas Data Visualization with over a decade and a half of experience in Business Intelligence. He has a passion for building, coding and everything visual – you know, shiny things! Check out "Off the Charts... with Jeff", his platform for great content on all things analytics, data visualizations, dashboards, and business intelligence. There’s something for everyone!

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