5 Tips for Designing a User Friendly Dashboard

Introduction The discussion on dashboard design often has a strong focus on data visualisation best practice: choosing the most appropriate charts to display information in the most efficient manner possible. Putting the importance of effective data visualisation aside, this post instead highlights the core components of a dashboard and provides 5 simple and effective ways to design impactful reports with a strong focus on end-user engagement. Let’s start with a definition... What is a dashboa ...

5 Considerations When Building Data Visualisations

Introduction Data visualisation can be described as simply displaying information to enhance understanding of a given topic [1]. A large data table is therefore a visualisation, however not a very effective one as it requires a great amount of effort from a user to interpret any trends. This is the crux of data visualisation best practice: presenting information in the most efficient manner possible to ensure users can reach insights with minimal effort. There is a great range of different charts ...

5 things you need to think about when implementing a FastStats Installation

5 things you need to think about when implementing a FastStats Installation 1. Project Ownership Project needs to be marketing / marketing analysis team led from the client side in order to help ensure that the FastStats system can help the organisation meets its marketing objectives. 2. Focus Need to really think about what data is brought into the FastStats system, it is too easy to suggest we need every variable and piece of information. It should be an opportunity to focus on the data t ...

How to choose a FastStats Partner?

Have you picked the "Apteco Marketing Suite (FastStats)" to be your marketing campaign and analytics platform of choice? If so, now you have to pick an Approved Apteco Partner to join you on the journey to better informed marketing. I'm sure you'll be asking yourself the question "How do I choose a FastStats Partner?". It's not easy, there are a fair few to choose from. So, I've written this article to help inform you on what makes a great FastStats Partner. And why Adroit would be the right Fas ...

The ABC of data literacy: How intelligent is your business?

Data analytics has become almost fashionable. The image of ‘data guy’ who did something with numbers and presented monthly to jaded middle managers is changing. Intelligently curated data can tell you more about your customers, supporters, and clients than they know about themselves. Data can predict their future behaviour and anticipate their next micro-moment. In effect, data provides us mere mortals with a superpower. Data is the new black Its makeover has been partly due to the big data scand ...

5 Reasons why you should adopt a business intelligence solution

The Case For Business Intelligence Your company is generating data of increased volume, variety and velocity. Many decisions still remain based on intuition rather than hard facts and figures. The good news for you is that your competitors are probably in the same boat. But to gain competitive advantage you need a more sophisticated approach to using your data. Let's take a look at 5 reasons why you should adopt a Business Intelligence solution today. 1 - Overcome the data deluge In the last 10 ...