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ALSO CALLED: Dash Boards, Digital Dashboards, Corporate Dashboards, Enterprise Dashboards
DEFINITION: 1) In information technology, a dashboard is a user interface that, somewhat resembling an automobile's dashboard, organizes and presents information in a way that is easy to read. However, a computer dashboard is more likely to be interactive than an automobile dashboard (unless it is also computer-based). To some extent, most graphical user interfaces (GUIs) resemble a dashboard. However, some  … 
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Dashboards White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Don’t Drive Blind in Your Data Center
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this trend brief and learn how to implement an easy-to-read set of gauges that deliver visibility into the operational health, risk, and efficiency of your data center.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2015

VMware, Inc.

Top Ten Mobile BI Design Trends
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to find the top 10 trends in dashboard design for mobile users, as well as best practices for applying dashboards to mobile applications.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015


The Art of Dashboard Design: Seven Fundamentals to Master
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: Access this eBook to learn fundamental dashboard design concepts that will make your visuals more palatable, therefore increasing users' retention of the information presented.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015


5 Ways to Improve Data Prep
sponsored by Lavastorm analytics
WHITE PAPER: If you're tired of time-consuming data management, your spreadsheets aren't doing you any favors. Access this white paper and learn how to transform data into appealing, interactive visualization dashboards for quick business insights.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 19 Oct 2015

Lavastorm analytics

How to Leverage Actionable Marketing Analytics
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper invites you to examine powerful tools for marketers. Discover what it takes to tame data and develop insights, allowing you to seize new business opportunities.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Your Guide to Embedded BI
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide covers the multiple ways in which reporting and other BI components can be embedded in your applications. Discover the key to seamless integration with a range of applications and the capability to easily add custom functionalities.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.

5 Levels of Embedded BI
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the five most common levels of engagement you can achieve by embedding BI within your SaaS application. By accessing, you'll discover how to recast a static operational application into an engaging, interactive analytic application.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.

Top Ten Emerging Dashboard Design Trends
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: What are some emerging dashboard design tips that resonate with users? This guide examines the top ten design trends that optimize actionable insights. Access now and create impactful dashboards for your organization.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2015


Grow Your Analytics Maturity
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to grow your analytics maturity. Access now and learn how to get instant insights from raw data, immediate action from those insights, and ultimately, sharpen your competitive edge.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Derive Maximum Value from your Data and Improve your Business
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: Many employees unintentionally create fruitless dashboards that fall short of effective decision-making and organizational improvement. This informative white paper highlights the technicalities of a correctly used dashboard. Use this resource to discover 7 requirements for developing effective and valuable analytics.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014


Visual Dashboards for Self-Service BI
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: If companies are unable to mine their data better and faster than their competitors, they will get left behind. The following white paper explores the evolved BI tool known as visual data discovery. Discover how these mechanisms reduce the time to insight by using visualizations, best practices in visual perception, and easy exploration.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Business Intelligence: Making the Most of Your Dashboard Investments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores how with the effective use of dashboards, you can vastly improve the quality and effectiveness of the insights you gain from your BI and analytics systems. Learn what leading organizations are doing, which technology recommendations you should consider, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014


Scale Operations and Boost Service Levels While Keeping Cost and Growth In Mind
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells the story of one organization's partnership with a service provider that delivers significant improvements in performance and availability while also efficiently managing costs and business growth.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CA Technologies.

How To: Creating Content Packs
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore content packs, the information they store, and best practices for content pack creation within Log Insight 1.0.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

IBM Blueworks Live
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Managing complexity, both internal and external, is by far the highest priority in organizations of all sizes and industries. This informative paper introduces a tool that will empower you to not only navigate through, but capitalize on the complexity in which your business operates. Read on to learn more about a cloud-based business process tool.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013


Network Monitoring: You Need It Before You Need It
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: While network monitoring might not be at the top of your to-do list, it should be. Network monitoring is vital to implement before any problems occur, not after. Read now to learn why.
Posted: 04 May 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Dell Software

Enabling business agility through real-time process visibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief paper to learn about a platform that offers end-to-end visibility while transactions are in process. Learn how a customizable, operational dashboard enables real-time visibility into the overall state of operations and transactions across disparate systems and applications.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012


BIRT Performance Analytics: Self-Service Business Intelligence That Drives Real Performance Improvement
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers strategies for performance improvement through self-service business intelligence.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012


HP IT Performance Suite: Perform Better
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Your business' IT tools interact with many different facets of your business. While these tools are helpful for automating processes and streamlining business, they also need management. Read on to discover a way to monitor your business performance in conjunction with IT tools.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Managing Costs More Effectively
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Ventana Research paper identifies the IT components that can be used to identify ways to improve cost management for success in today's recovering yet volatile market.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Accelerating the Speed of Intelligence for Fast and Flexible Forecasting
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Based on interviews with CFOs and senior finance executives at six leading international companies, this report presents the strategies they are using to infuse flexibility into their planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes in order to detect and address the constantly changing market realities of today's stubbornly volatile global economy.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Self-Service BI: Get Accurate Intelligence Faster, Easier
sponsored by SAP APJ
WHITE PAPER: On-demand business intelligence (BI) software enables IT teams to provide business users with the support and visibility needed to make faster, more informed decisions – without the delay of time-consuming hardware or software installations. Read this paper to learn the many benefits of self-service, cloud BI software.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010


Dashboard Software Buyers Guide
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: Read this dashboard software buyer's guide to learn what to look for when selecting data visualization software for your business intelligence (BI).
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012


8 Great Ways to Improve Your Quarter-End Analysis and Reporting
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn more on how to use these tools to move beyond reporting and spend more time on the analysis of your key performance indicators.
Posted: 27 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

Prophix Software

Proactive Network Monitoring and Management
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how monitoring technology can equip network administrators with the vital insights needed to govern and ensure availability of servers and applications, whether managed locally or in the cloud.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.
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DASHBOARDS DEFINITION (continued): …  product developers consciously employ this metaphor (and sometimes the term) so that the user instantly recognizes the similarity.2) Some products that aim to integrate information from multiple components into a unified display refer to themselves as dashboards. For example, a product might obtain information from the local operating system in a computer, from one or more applications that may be running, and from one or more remote sites on the Web and present it as though it all came from the same source. Hewlett Packard developed the first such product, which began as a tool for customizing … 
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