We’ve based the dashboard on public flight delay data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It includes metrics for more than 50 major US airports and 17 airlines, and is a bid to help Christmas travelers get home on time.
And what a year it has been. DecisionPoint™ For Excel has gone from strength to strength and has acquired some very happy customers along the way.
A dashboard designer has to think of everything – how do I manage the underlying data, how do I lay out the dashboard, which components do I need, what do I do if I have multiple datasets, how can I make the software do exactly what I want?
The information app is a new breed of business intelligence that gets critical business information into the hands of front-line workers in your organization. An information app is easy to use and requires no training, so business users can easily get the data they need to do their jobs more efficiently – just like an app on a smart phone.
With DecisionPoint™, developing these information apps is simple, requires no coding, and business users love working with them. It makes it possible for business users to get answers to questions faster, and it helps them make the right data-driven decisions.
DecisionPoint™ makes it easy to dashboard designers to get started with filters, but offers a whole lot more for the advanced user that sets it apart from the crowd. Below are four videos that take you from basics through to creating sophisticated filtering behaviors in DecisionPoint™ dashboards, ensuring your dashboards provide your users with the information they need to answer the questions that matter most to your business.
If you’re using one of the flavors of Microsoft Dynamics (Nav, AX, GP) in your business, it has probably helped you to improve cash flow, increase productivity and reduce inventory carrying costs. But in these uncertain times, is your business facing other pressures to cut lead times, adapt to omnichannel, grow market share in spite of increased competition and sustain profit margins in the face of volatile global raw material and energy prices?
Do you feel that people across your organization have all the information they need to stay on top of all of the change happening around them? If not, you could be in for a wild ride.
In DecisionPoint™ you can add color hints to charts, which will then highlight how you’re performing in relation to specific KPIs. Technically it means that the color of the chart changes based on different series’ values, either dimensional or numeric. For business users it makes it super easy to visualize of their KPIs or most important regions.
Almost a year ago we published a post which explained “Five reasons why SAP Lumira is not the natural successor to SAP Dashboards (aka Xcelsius)”, and further why we believe that our DecisionPoint™ product is a better way forward.
The advice in this post still holds true, and indeed the events of the last year have reinforced our viewpoint.
Data comes from everywhere – social media platforms, your blog and website, your CRM systems – and this data is crucial to understanding your customers and what they want.
In a world where the average American’s attention span is shrinking to below 10 seconds, targeted and personalized marketing is fast becoming the only way to do business. That means you need to analyze the effectiveness of everything you do.
Why can’t it be this easy to access our business data too?