Scorecard and Business Intelligence software is the hot button of the IT world these days but the display, as beautiful as it might be, is only as good as the data it comes from. In fact, a dashboard display that shows bad indictors because there is no business process behind the metrics is more dangerous than no display at all.
Article: Data-mining – Can you find the gold? Project management data can be a treasure trove of fascinating information that can, when examined carefully, help realize tremendous improvements in efficiency. This article talks about how to mine project management data and some of the jewels you can find when you do.
Article: The Dash for Dashboards Dashboard views are all the rage within the executive suite. There is a notion, fed in large part by software vendors, that executives can get real time levers and dials like they would while driving down the freeway so they can make instant decisions. While creating dashboard views is quite easy now compared to several years ago, there’re more to creating such displays than just picking out the graphics.