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Why It's Time to Update Your Embedded Analytics

After 20 years of dashboards, today’s line-of-business users expect more value from their analytics, and it’s up to your business to keep updated - or risk getting left behind. There was a time when product teams could purchase basic dashboards and data visualizations, and that was more than enough to satisfy the average user’s business intelligence (BI) and analytics needs. Today, however? Not so much.

Choosing the Right Chart Type for Good Data Visualization

An effective dashboard requires careful design to present data in the best way, and to help more people (users, customers) find insights without feeling overwhelmed. Yellowfin BI comes with a wide variety of chart types as part of its extensive data visualization tools, and while it is tempting to use a lot of eye-catching charts to make a dashboard that looks great, it is important to select the right chart for the right situation.

Yellowfin 9.12 Release Highlights

Yellowfin 9.12 is an extensive release that incorporates a large number of bug fixes, additional data connectors, and customer requested enhancements. The biggest changes in this release focus on Export and Broadcast capabilities. Yellowfin already boasts exceptional reporting capabilities, and 9.12 adds additional features and performance improvements in this area. Yellowfin also has the ability to connect to just about any source of data.

How to Modernize Your Legacy BI Tools with Embedded Analytics

Whether you’re an independent software vendor (ISV) or enterprise-sized company, you want the analytics software you invested in to enhance your users’ decision-making, open up greater access to key data, and improve operational performance for the long-term. However, continuously achieving these business outcomes requires a modern solution. Many organizations still rely on older business intelligence (BI) tools for reporting due to long-term licensing.

How to Transform Retail Business Intelligence with BI Dashboards

The retail industry is constantly evolving, and so is the way that businesses use BI tools. Retail business intelligence (BI) dashboards are now more important than ever, as they allow businesses to monitor their operations in a more comprehensive way. In this article, we explore the benefits of using BI dashboards in the retail industry, and discuss some of the ways in which they are transforming how it operates.

What is a KPI Dashboard? 6 Key Benefits & Best Practice Examples

From business-wide objectives to long-term targets, every organization has specific metrics they need to track. One way to communicate those insights is a KPI dashboard. Key performance indicator (KPI) dashboards are a great way for executives to improve their management of strategic goals, and keep on top of changes, issues and trends in performance at a high-level, with many useful applications when used correctly, alongside other modern analytics tools.

Top 3 Benefits of Automated Analytics

Imagine transforming raw business data into actionable insights with minimal effort. This is the value proposition of automated analytics, a form of data analytics fast becoming more accessible among modern business intelligence (BI) and analytics software solution vendors. Independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprise organizations at the cusp of investing in analytics struggle with manual data processes that are time-consuming and prone to errors.

How to Build the Best Analytics Experience for Your SaaS Product

For any product team with a Software as a Service (SaaS) application, the significance of embedding capable, reliable analytics is well understood. But it’s important to remember how valuable these tools are for your users’ experience, too. Having fast access to data and easy ways to explore it is, as you know, key to monitoring business performance, finding trends, sharing insights, and improving your core product. Today’s business user also wants more when they use your product.

How to Create a Heat Grid in Yellowfin Dashboards

Welcome to the latest entry in Yellowfin Japan’s ‘How to?’ blog series! In our previous blog, we created a pie chart that aggregates on the basis of category. By using set analysis, we were able to represent the percentage of Books Only in the numeric display, based on the composition of the items ordered.