»Me, myself and BI«

Bissantz ponders


Friday, October 16th, 2009

Say 1,000 words about your picture

Minard’s famous graphic of Napoleon’s Russian campaign tells the striking story of disaster. Like all graphics, however, it can only capture a fraction of the overall events. What can we do to combat that?

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.