»Me, myself and BI«

Bissantz ponders


Friday, October 8th, 2010

Dadaxism

The trilogy is complete: We have published sparklines in three different ways on newspaper. That’s reason enough to take a breather – and take stock of our efforts. We now understand why newspapers have to gather up their courage before they follow in our footsteps.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

A quality measure assessing differentiation: € per Pixel

I want quality measures for information. And today, we’ll take a closer look at one of them. A mere observation shows that many graphical elements are grossly exaggerated. That’s why we’ll show how to choose the right scale and why we’ll now start writing €pP and %pP under our reports.

Essays

Death to business charts!
Why business charts must die

Graphic tables
Lay back and control

Industrial reporting
Production-like efficiency for management reporting

Can we drive companies
like we do cars?

Against dashboards, speedometers and traffic lights in Controlling

Business Intelligence 2.0
modest, serious, sincere

Rediscovering slowness
Sparklines make us John Franklins in management information.

Good reporting is boring
Looking for excitement?
Try a night on the town instead.

Are sports fans smarter
than managers?

Management reports need to become more dense and dashboards more rare

The myth of data mining
Why men don't buy beer and diapers at the same time.

Numerical blindness?
I wouldn't see a doctor, if I were you.