FusionCharts offers a set of JavaScript charts that use simple XML and JSON formats to feed data to the graphs. FusionCharts provides a large variety of different types of charts that you can use in your demos. JSP is one of the most widely used technologies that help software developers create dynamically generated web pages… Read the rest of this entry »

PHP is one of the most widely used server side languages. We’ve already got detailed documentation on how PHP can be easily integrated with FusionCharts using the FusionCharts-PHP wrapper. We also had a recent blog post on how you can use the Zend Framework (a cluster of PHP packages) with FusionCharts. PHP is fairly easy… Read the rest of this entry »

This first post starts with a disclaimer that it's a contrary to popular opinion on business analysis. Tim Wilson begins stating that dashboards are primarily for performance measurement, and not for recommendations. Then, he goes on to argue that business executives should expect dashboards to simply alert them to the state of their business, after which there should be a joint effort between the analyst and the recipient of the dashboard to analyze the data and decide necessary action. This way the time to take action is reduced drastically, and the outcomes are more in line with business goals.