Dashboard Design

29 Mar 2017

Purposeful Persona Building: Design Thinking Part 2

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Advisory, Business, IT|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Remember our friend Empathy from the previous article? Well, now that you've interviewed, observed, and worked alongside your end-users and fully understand what it means to walk in their shoes, it’s time to leverage that new knowledge. You’ve likely interviewed people in many different groups or roles within your organization. While analyzing your notes, you [...]

31 Oct 2016

Navigating Tableau Conference 2016: An Interview with Crystal Meyers and Katelyn Tolbert

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Business Intelligence, Events, Tableau|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We’re getting ready for Tableau Conference 2016 here at Ironside. With only a short time left until November 7th, our team is preparing for which parts of the conference they’re most excited to take in. And, more importantly, developing strategies for prioritizing where to spend their time. I got a chance to catch up quick with Crystal [...]

7 Sep 2016

Empowering Insight with Tableau: A Case for Self-Service Analytics

By | September 7th, 2016|Categories: Advisory, Business Intelligence, Tableau|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Tableau’s powerful data discovery and visual analytics capabilities make it an ideal tool for enabling end users to achieve data driven insights at the speed of business.  It puts data in the hands of the business users who have the most to gain from it in an intuitive manner that allows for rapid visualization and [...]

6 Jun 2016

Ironside and Domo Partner for Flexible Self-Service Analytics

By | June 6th, 2016|Categories: Data Visualization, Domo, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ironside's partners help us empower our clients and deliver value from data and analytics using the best technology for their particular business needs, which is why we're excited to announce that we've added Domo to that list. Domo's flexible, collaborative, and intuitive platform represents a strong approach to modern self-service analytics, and being a Domo partner lets us bring our [...]

6 Jun 2016

Domo Marketing Analytics: A Case for Rapid Data Discovery

By | June 6th, 2016|Categories: Data Visualization, Domo, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Domo is a tool that has stood out among the many data discovery-oriented analytics solutions now hitting the market thanks to how quickly it can have a practical impact on specific functional or industry business cases. It represents the realities of modern business: The questions organizations ask to support decision making are constantly evolving. Traditional [...]

21 Mar 2016

Why Your Dashboard Sucks: Design Thinking at Gartner BI

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Advisory, Events, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This year at the Gartner BI & Analytics Summit in Grapevine, Texas, Ironside's own Greg Bonnette delivered a presentation that got his audience questioning just what it is that makes a good dashboard. During his talk, Why Your Dashboard Sucks, Greg used the all-too-familiar staple of BI development as a gateway into a much wider discussion of [...]

16 Mar 2016

Extreme Dashboard Makeover Challenge

By | March 16th, 2016|Tags: , , |

The Ugly Truth: Your Dashboard Probably Sucks A poorly designed dashboard can negate all the effort you put into data quality and accuracy.  While you may insist that your dashboard is the bees knee’s, if your consumers don’t find it visually appealing, intuitive and easy to use, you may be throwing away the work you spent so long on. You have very few chances to grab the attention of your consumers and drive adoption. […]

15 Sep 2014

New Course Launch: Applying Visualizations in Cognos Explores the Cutting Edge of Business Analytics

By | September 15th, 2014|Categories: Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ironside is excited to announce the launch of one of our most innovative and dynamic courses to date: Applying Visualizations in Cognos. Demonstrating our continued commitment to remaining at the forefront of business analytics education, this two-day course will help you unlock the true potential of your organization’s mission-critical data by showing you how to craft it into highly impactful, highly consumable visual formats using the IBM Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine (RAVE). […]

28 Jul 2014

Ironside Webinar Series: Transform Sales Performance Management with Dashboards

By | July 28th, 2014|Categories: Data Visualization, Sales Performance Management, Webinars|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On July 23rd, Ironside hosted a Transform Sales Performance Management with Dashboards webinar exploring how visualizations can inform and motivate sales organizations. Topics covered include: Common sales performance management (SPM) concerns and problems Dashboard design best practices SPM dashboarding demonstration During this webinar, you will learn dashboard basics and how these proven practices are being used [...]

30 Oct 2013

Ironside Webinar Series: An Introduction to IBM Cognos 10.2.1 Rapidly Adaptive Visualization Engine (RAVE)

By | October 30th, 2013|Categories: Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Webinars|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In June 2013, IBM introduced its rapidly adaptive visualization engine (RAVE) as part of IBM Cognos 10.2.1. This highly evolved engine raises the visualization standard within the business analytics landscape, and can be fully customized to fit any specific business requirements. RAVE or Extensible Visualizations are far more advanced than what we are accustomed to. [...]

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