University of Pennsylvania researchers report that the human retina processes data at approximately 10 million bits per second. That’s awfully fast compared to a typical adult reading rate of about 400 to 600 words per minute. There are many advantages to visualizing data, aside from speed.
Dashboards have become a powerful tool for FP&A to share insight and gain respect. In this article, the author shares his top 3 recommendations for improving the quality of your dashboards.
The FP&A professional’s part in leadership is vital and important to the decision-making process and direction of your business. Make it your mission to provide the most relevant data to your “customers.” Explain in non-finance terms, the results, implications, and impact of decisions. This is your area to own, so be cool, calm and collected, and communicate with confidence!