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Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring, And Managing Your Business, 2E

by Steve BogdonWednesday, February 16, 2011

In Performance Dashboards, Second Edition, author Wayne Eckerson explains what dashboards are, where they can be used, and why they are important to measuring and managing performance. As Director of Research for The Data Warehousing Institute, a worldwide association of business intelligence professionals, Eckerson interviewed dozens of organizations that have built various types of performance dashboards in different industries and lines of business. Their practical insights explore how you can effectively turbo-charge performance–management initiatives with dashboard technology. This updated edition includes:

  • Includes all-new case studies, industry research, news chapters on "Architecting Performance Dashboards" and "Launching and Managing the Project" and updated information on designing KPIs, designing dashboard displays, integrating dashboards, and types of dashboards.
  • Provides a solid foundation for understanding performance dashboards, business intelligence, and performance management
  • Addresses the next generation of performance dashboards, such as Mashboards and Visual Discovery tools, and including new techniques for designing dashboards and developing key performance indicators
  • Offers guidance on how to incorporate predictive analytics, what-if modeling, collaboration, and advanced visualization techniques

Author Bio:

Wayne W. Eckerson (Hingham, MA) is the Director of Research for The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), the leading provider of high-quality, in-depth education and research to business intelligence and data warehousing professionals worldwide. He has 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has covered data warehousing and business intelligence issues since 1994. As the founder and editor of TDWI's In-Depth Report Series, he has written about business performance management, best practices in BI, analytic applications, data quality, and data integration.  He is a regular contributor to DM Review and is regularly quoted in business and industry magazines.

Buy your own copy of this book here

PERFORMANCE DASHBOARDS:Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business, 2E
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; Publication date: November 15, 2010
$49.95; Hardcover; 318 pages; ISBN: 978-0-470-58983-0

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