Business, Project and every other form of management relies on heavily upon measuring results and implementing strategies that lead to a better yield and improvement in productivity, quality, and most importantly profits.
Just looking at figures day in and out is not enough by any standards as there simply has to be a better way at putting these in easier to read and interpret forms.
Putting several streams of data into a cumulative series of data interpretation graphics, allows easy comparison and visualization of data and its relevancy on various parameters that affect the several measures success or failures.
Having Dashboards to serve these purposes is a boon. Bringing together data from various sources and putting them all together to form legible and easily readable graphs and curves allows data to be seen better.