Business Intelligence Insights: How to Present Visual Data Your Team Understands| By |Paul Bywater

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Don’t miss out on valuable business intelligenceinsights by failing to present visual information effectively.

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Is bad presentation of information killing good decisions in manufacturing?

Lack of data is rarely a problem for today’s manufacturers. What can be a problem is making sense of all that data.

Definition

DATA: facts (quantities, values, names etc) from which other information can be inferred; numbers and characters input into a computer.

The Chambers Dictionary, 1998

Rows and columns of numbers can mean nothing to a manager. Convert them into a well-designed graph and the trends become easy to spot, leading to informed decisions.

“The more you see, the more you know.”

Aldous Huxley, The Art of Seeing

Visual data presents raw facts in a graphical form that’s easily accessible to analysts and decision-makers.

“A quarter of our brain is devoted to the function of vision. The visual cortex is the most massive…

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