The Dashboard Spy’s list of Dashboard Experts gathers together best practices from the most interesting minds in business intelligence, information visualization, information technology and management. Whether you are a dashboard user, report designer, project manager, software coder, or business sponsor, you’ll find helpful resources from this collection dashboard experts.

The Big List of Dashboard Experts

Welcome to the list of expert resources. Here you’ll find the list of experts categorized by subject matter.

Feel free to submit additions to this growing list. Send an email to info (at) dashboardspy.com or simply leave a comment below with the URL of the dashboard resource. Feel free to suggest additional categories for the list as well.

Dashboard Experts – Web Resources for Digital Dashboarding

Digital Dashboard Examples

  1. The Dashboard Spy – The original collector of enterprise dashboard screenshots
  2. Dashboards By Example Volume 1 – Volume 1 of The Dashboard Spy’s screenshot collection. What do a thousand business dashboard screenshots look like?
  3. The Dashboard Guy – Dashboard Spy Wannabe?
  4. Dashboard Insight – Dashboard articles and examples
  5. Live dashboard examples – Visual Mining
  6. Gilligan on Data – Tim Wilson

Usability

  1. Advanced Common Sense – Steve Krug – author of Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
  2. Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability – Jakob Nielsen
  3. Usable Markets – markets, design, usability, research – Alex Kirtland
  4. UX Matters – Pabini Gabriel-Petit and Team
  5. Good Experience – Mark Hurst
  6. The Usability Blog – Paul Sherman

Information Architecture

  1. Boxes and Arrows
  2. UX Matters – Pabini Gabriel-Petit and Team

Information Visualization

  1. Many Eyes – IBM’s Collaborative User Experience research group
  2. Information Aesthetics – Data Visualization & Visual Design – Andrew Vande Moere
  3. Visual Business Intelligence – Stephen Few, author of Information Dashboard Design: The Effective Visual Communication of Data
  4. The Agile Analytics Weblog – Juice Analytics
  5. Wallpapering Fog – Data Monkey

Project Management / IT Management / Enterprise Software

  1. dougmcclure.net – Doug McClure on Business, Service and Technology Operations and Management
  2. Advice & Opinion from CIO.com – CIO.com conversations
  3. IT Project Failures – Michael Krigsman
  4. Cutting’s Edge Project Management – Nearly random project management insights from Thomas Cutting
  5. Project Steps – Stephen Seay
  6. Workflow IQ – Work Smarter – Patrick Gauthier
  7. The Intranet Blog – Toby Ward on Intranet Best Practices
  8. Joel on Software – Joel Spolsky
  9. Andy on Enterprise Software – Andy Hayler
  10. Web 2.X Blog – jymloke

User Experience

  1. Aaron Hursman – Great contributions from a user experience pro doing dashboard design.

UI Design & Prototyping

  1. I Heart Wireframes – Ivana Jurcic (I heart this site! Dashboard Spy)

Business Intelligence

  1. The Changing Face of BI – Lyndsay Wise
  2. The Business Intelligence Blog – Guru Kirthigavasan
  3. BI Brain – Mark Cudmore
  4. Blog: Shawn Rogers – Shawn Rogers
  5. Advice & Opinion from CIO.com – CIO.com conversations
  6. b-eye – Business Intelligence Network
  7. BI-lingual: Speaking the Language of Business Intelligence with a Microsoft Accent – Nick Barclay, author of The Rational Guide To Monitoring and Analyzing with Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007
  8. MSFT BI Vertical Team Blog – Microsofties on the BI Vertical

Data Management

  1. The Data Heads – Evan Miller

Web 2.0/RIA Technologies

  1. Enterprise Web 2.0 – Dion Hinchcliffe
  2. The Universal Desktop – Ryan Stewart
  3. Manage by Walking Around – Jonathan D. Becher

Performance Management Dashboards

  1. Closing the Intelligence Gap – Gary Conkins
  2. Craig Schiff on Business Performance Management – Craig Schiff
  3. Corporate Performance Management – The Next Step – Deloitte
  4. The Performance Guys – Guy, Nic, & Pat
  5. Manage by Walking Around – Jonathan D. Becher

Content

  1. meryl.net – Meryl K. Evans, Content Maven
  2. Copyblogger – Brian Clark
  3. Grammar Girl – Mignon Fogarty
  4. Enter Content Here – Seth Gottlieb

Web Analytics

  1. Occam’s Razor – Avinash Kaushik, author of Web Analytics: An Hour a Day
  2. immeria: an immersion in web analytics – Stephane Hamel
  3. instant cognition – Clint Ivy

Business Objects Dashboards

  1. Business Objects Blog – Unknown BO Developer
  2. Business Objects Board – BOB

Eclipse/BIRT Dashboards

  1. Eclipse Hints & Tips – Wayne Beaton
  2. Planet Eclipse – Aggregation of Eclipse Experts

Excel Dashboards

  1. Jon’s Excel and Chart Pages – Jon Peltier
  2. PointyHairedDilbert – Excel Tips, Technology Tidbits & Business Insights – Chandoo
  3. Microsoft Excel Team Blog – Microsoft pros deep-dive into Excel functionality tips
  4. Excel Training Video Tutorials – Michael Alexander of Excel 2007 Dashboards & Reports For Dummies
  5. Jorge Camoes’ Charts – Excel dashboard tutorials
  6. Excel User – Charles W. Kyd

InfoCaptor Dashboards

  1. Dashboards, Applications & Business Intelligence – Nilesh Jethwa
  2. InfoCaptor Blog – infocaptor.com

Flex/Flash Dashboards

  1. RIApedia – Mike Potter
  2. Flex Examples Blog – Peter deHaan.
  3. Forest and the Trees – Data Visualization with Doug Marttila.
  4. Doug McCune’s Blog – Doug McCune
  5. Quietly Scheming – Ely Greenfield
  6. Brightworks Flex Reference – Douglas MacCaroll
  7. Flex Pearls – Sreenivas Ramaswamy

MicroSoft Office/SharePoint/CRM/PerformancePoint/etc Dashboards

  1. SharePoint Team Blog – SharePoint Product Group
  2. SharePoint Designer Team Blog – SharePoint Designer
  3. A SharePoint Sr. Technical Product Manager’s Blog – Paul Andrew
  4. Mark Harrison’s Blog – Mark Harrison on Silverlight, Expression, Office and more.
  5. Microsoft CRM Dashboards – Sonoma Partners
  6. Mauro Cardarelli – Delivering High Impact Collaboration & Business Intelligence through Microsoft Technologies
  7. Vantage Point – Notes from the Microsoft Technology Center – Bob German
  8. Information Worker Blog – Scott Jamison
  9. Arpan Shah’s Blog on SharePoint Technology – Arpan Shah
  10. PerformancePoint Server Blog – Norm
  11. Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server Forums – Microsoft TechNet
  12. Alan Whitehouse’s Ramblings – Alan Whitehouse, Solution Architect
  13. Dan English’s BI Blog – Random Thoughts, MS-centric
  14. PerformancePoint Team Blog

Oracle Dashboards

  1. Oracle Business Intelligence Blog – Contributions from practitioners
  2. Business Intelligence – Oracle – Venkatakrishnan J, Business Intelligence Enthusiast
  3. Oracle OLAP – Keith Laker
  4. Oracle Blogs – Listing of blogs by Oracle executives, employees and non-employees.
  5. RittmanMead Blog – Mark Rittman and Jon Mead
  6. Oracle Infogram – More than you can read!
  7. OBIEE – Technorati Page on OBIEE

Pentaho Dashboards

  1. Will Gorman’s Blog – a Pentaho developer

Salesforce.com Dashboards

  1. Lucid Era Blog – Darren Cunningham, Ken Rudin and Nate Bridge
  2. Salesforce.com Blog – Official

SAS Dashboards

  1. Robert Allison’s SAS/Graph Examples – Expert on dashboarding with SAS
  2. Automate BI – Neil Dulohery

Xcelsius Dashboards

  1. Interactive Data Visualization – Ryan Goodman
  2. MyXcelsius.com – Kalyan Verma
  3. The Xcelsius Journal – Loren Abdulezer and Michael Alexander
  4. Xcelsius Basics, Tips and Tricks at DataPig Technologies – Michael Alexander, author of Crystal Xcelsius For Dummies
  5. Crystal Xcelsius Dashboarding – Kalyan Verma
  6. SWF Dashboard Examples – Forward Labs
  7. Crystal Excelsius Forum – Business Objects Board
  8. Jim Bytes – Doing I.T. in Dublin!
  9. Everything Xcelsius – Xcelsius Gurus

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