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6 Better Practices: Effective Dashboards

By: Cedric Fillmore, Data Analytics Practice Director

Having company data but no way to dissect and understand it is just words and numbers jumbled on a screen or piece of paper. Well-planned dashboards are created in an effort to quickly and effectively understand data. The key phrase here is well-planned.

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Dashboards

By: Cedric Fillmore, Data Analytics Practice Director

We’ve covered six ways to create effective dashboards, but it’s also important to discuss common mistakes. Why? To help you prevent having to fix issues later. Even knowing best practices you could still miss simple mistakes that should be avoided for your dashboards to be effective.

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Improve Tableau Extract Performance

by: Bill McLellan, Senior Consultant, BI Solution Architect

Recently, current and prospective clients have asked me for ideas about improving extract performance in Tableau Server. A couple of the first options to consider are hiding unused columns and using an incremental load instead of a full refresh. You may also want to scale out to a 2-node configuration with the additional node devoted to extracts.

But here is the most important thing you can ever do to improve Tableau extract performance:

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Data Visualization 101: Tips for Choosing the Best Visual

With data analytics playing a larger role in business performance each year, the ability to visualize results has become a useful skill for anyone looking to share the results of their work or anticipate future outcomes.

Knowing which pitfalls and mistakes to avoid can make your visual reporting more impactful and helpful for your audience. That’s why we put together a Data Visualization 101 e-book—to give you a basic introduction into data visualization tips and tricks to boost your reporting efforts. Learn about the 3 most popular forms of visualizations here. Below is an excerpt offering our three tips for choosing the best visual for your data—read the rest of Data Visualization 101 here.

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Data Visualization 101: How to Use Bar, Line and Pie Charts in Your Data Visualizations

With data analytics playing a larger role in business performance each year, the ability to visualize results has become a useful skill for anyone looking to share the results of their work or anticipate future outcomes.

At Onebridge, our in-depth experience with data analytics means we spend a lot of time developing innovative ways to visualize our clients’ data. Creating reports and dashboards to drive meaningful discussions and provide a solid foundation for decision making is one of our specialties, and key to building an accurate understanding of your data within your team.

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The Costs of Low Quality Data vs. the Benefits of High Quality Data

Studies throughout the past decade have shown that businesses understand that data is key to enabling business success. However, many senior executives aren’t confident in their data and don’t feel comfortable basing important decisions—or any decisions—on the data they get from departments across the enterprise. Whether it’s siloed information lacking in insightful connection points, massive quantities of data too daunting to process, or negative past experiences, key decision makers are making moves based on gut instinct rather than facts.

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A Foolproof Formula for Managing Supplier Data

by: Daryle Johnson, Manager of Strategic Business Development and Data Management and Visualization 

 

The best strategies for managing supplier data really depend on what’s best for your business, but there are a few proven ways that can yield results no matter your needs. They all relate back to one primary concept: don’t let your supplier data become stagnant. It should be continuously active, a constantly updating reflection of your constantly changing business. Here is Onebridge’s foolproof formula to create a dynamic source of supplier data truth.

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