An OLAP Dashboard or Business Intelligence involves simultaneous graphical representations (graphs) of several facts and figures which are being monitored on the computer screen.
They are used by all levels of management to keep a close watch on the business and its operations and monitor for any fall in performance or other key factors influencing business.
OLAP Dashboards may be created from using data from a whole range data sources coming from various data sources and collection at multiple stages.
Since the data sources are from multiple streams and with varying implications, OLAP Dashboard’s also incorporate the option to isolate individual or selected data and weight the effects of the same.
Once you have a OLAP Dashboard set and performing the way you want to, data analysis and Business Intelligence are easily accessible for your management team and important personnel.
And since is is using fresh data, to generate updated graphical representations, an OLAP Dashboard eliminates the need of having to create these important graphs manually. Once a OLAP Dashboard has been evaluated, the chances of any errors arising due to manual error are also completely ruled out.
These dashboard’s and business intelligence tools can go a long way in shaping the success you/your team enjoys, and so proper implementation of the same should always be on the top of your mind!