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Dashboard directions: white paper


Applies to: Project Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2014-07-24

This white paper describes some of the common challenges you may face when deciding to use dashboards in your EPM environment. It describes how the prettiness of a professional-looking dashboard might sometimes hide the need for users to look into the quality of the data — "pedigree" and updated data, for example. It mentions how data for dashboards should go through an approval process to ensure high data quality and completeness. It includes a few techniques to prevent people from skewing data under their control to misrepresent the data that is displayed in the dashboard. And finally, it states some basic rules you should take into consideration when you create dashboards for EPM. This white paper is written by Chris Vandersluis of HMS Software, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

To read this white paper, click Dashboard directions: white paper (Project Server 2010) (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=506923).

This white paper is part of our “From the Trenches” collection. To see all the white papers in our collection, visit "From the Trenches" white papers.

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