»Me, myself and BI«

Bissantz ponders


Friday, July 24th, 2009

Speechless not numberless

When it comes to numbers, how do we find the right words? Should they “collapse”, “slide” or “explode”? I personally say – no. The ideal number of judgmental adjectives, superlatives and polemic descriptions is zero because we can always just say the number that we mean.

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.