A couple of years ago was the year of aligning data and analytics with the larger business strategy, according to Gartner. It’s still early into 2019, and the amount of data is continuing to grow without any signs of slowing. So how is that alignment coming along?
A digital-first strategy has received fresh life thanks to offerings that can enhance connectivity to every source of information while normalizing all that data for use anywhere. Numerous applications are now more readily available, thanks to connectivity and normalization, and one I’ve been working on recently has gained a lot of interest from users across organizations: the plant overview dashboard.
Dashboards are the user-friendly displays we use to present data and analytics in useful ways, depending on what information matters most. We’re starting to rely more on them because they help us better understand what’s coming out of our machines, lines and facilities.
So, what’s interesting about the plant overview dashboard?
Make Insights Meaningful
The plant overview dashboard provides a valuable opportunity to industrial producers because it displays a general set of information that a specific persona will find significant.
A manager, for instance, would benefit from knowing the number of shipped products, equipment performance, energy consumption and other indicators like target production performance.