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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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Using Dashboards to Revolutionize Your Performance Management System, Part 2: Implementation
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: In this Harvard Business report, learn about 3 considerations you should be aware of when implementing a dashboard application.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Adaptive Insights

Making Flow Happen How to Build Dashboards That Persuade, Inform and Engage
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to explore how to build dashboards that can persuade, inform, and engage your audience. Learn the common obstacles that disrupt flow, how to assess the story you're telling, and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

Tableau Software

Business Intelligence: Aberdeen - 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

IBM

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.

VMware vCenter Operations Enterprise: Automated Operations Management for Your Enterprise
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the unique management requirements of virtual and cloud infrastructures. Discover an analytics-based technology that can provide you with greater visibility into the health of these types of environments so you can prevent potential issues from escalating.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

VMware, Inc.

Building a performance system for IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Today’s enterprises should have a performance system—a means to transparently measure and manage progress against business goals. This white paper documents the requirements of an effective IT performance system and introduces a set of KPIs and best practices that leaders within different IT domains can use to improve performance.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

IBM

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

IBM

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

Actuate

HP IT Performance Suite: Perform Better
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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 Company

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

SAP APJ

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

LogiXML

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.

Five Things You Need to Know About Your Users Before You Deploy Business Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: The technological knowledge gap between IT professionals and business executives is wide. When IT professionals ask end-users what they want from their BI tools, end-users usually unknowingly provide wrong answers. Read this paper to learn five questions to ask end-users to get a better idea of their business intelligence (BI) tool expectations.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

Information Builders

Dashboard Software Buyers Guide
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: This paper will guide you through the process of understanding organizational requirements, which will dictate which software is the best fit to meet your needs and accomplish your goals. Based on these organizational requirements, we provide an evaluation checklist to evaluate various solutions.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

LogiXML

Nucleus ROI Case Study: Concept One Accessories
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how this sports, entertainment, and fashion accessory firm achieved an 866% ROI in two months using IBM Cognos Express.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

IBM

Effectively Balancing Speed, Quality and Cost Metrics
sponsored by Citrix Online- GoToAssist
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to gain insight to new ways to leverage remote support platforms to create effective dashboards for customer and technical support. Along with recommendations for what to include in service dashboards.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Citrix Online- GoToAssist

Harvard Business Review Article: Mastering the Management System
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this article, Kaplan, of Harvard Business School, and Norton, founder and director of the Palladium Group, explain how to effectively manage both strategy and operations by linking them tightly in a closed-loop management system, which comprises five stages.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

How To Increase Productivity and Reduce Costs Across The Enterprise
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Although the current economic situation is improving, many organizations are opting to keep operational expenses on a tight leash, and some have decided to freeze hiring and re-evaluate project budgets. Learn how project management tools can help drive strategic planning and decision making for greater efficiency in your organization.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

AtTask

Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet details how Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management extends the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition with capabilities that enable strategic goals to be communicated across the organization and monitoring progress over time.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation
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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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