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Dashboarding Pays Off

Per this audio podcast of the January 2022 research briefing, dashboarding works because everybody in the company can compare progress against agreed-upon metrics and work together to make course corrections.

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In a digital business transformation, knowing where you are is as important as knowing where you want to go. To know where you are requires two important types of measures: those that indicate transformation success, such as progress and value creation; and those that track effectiveness at building capabilities future-ready companies must have to thrive in the digital era. The best tool we have seen companies use to know where they are is real-time dashboarding. In this briefing we share MIT CISR research on dashboarding, illustrating our findings using a case study from Schneider Electric.

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The January 2022 research briefing is read by co-author Stephanie Woerner.

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© 2022 MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research, Weill and Woerner. MIT CISR Research Briefings are published monthly to update the center's patrons and sponsors on current research projects.

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