Learn to Improve Dashboard Performance

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Executive Dashboard Performance Improvement

Have you ever tried to get the answer from a sluggish CEO dashboard software? If so, you'll know that it's difficult to get the information you need, WHEN you need it.

So what do you do?

Many people have found success by using SAP expert approved techniques for overall SAP BW performance improvement.  This post will tell you what you need to know to make sure you successfully improve dashboard performance.

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If you're looking for a quick boost in dashboard performance, these are 5 quick wins:

  1. Connectivity

  2. Performance

    Avoid the MDX interface, and instead use the BICS interface, if available.

  3. Build a Solid Foundation on the Backend

    Modularize the data and create sub-sets of data for high-performance dashboarding.  Even with SAP HANA, a poor data model can and will lead to poor performance.

  4. Use daily data snapshots for executive reporting

  5. Choose correct query read mode

    • Read all data
    • Read data during navigation
    • Read data navigation and when expanding the hierarchy

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How To Take Your Dashboard Performance To a Whole New Level

Implementing these 5 tips will get you off to a great start to improving your dashboard performance. To take your dashboard performance to a whole new level, download our "Top Ten BW Performance Tips" by clicking the button below.


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Lonnie D. Ayers, PMP

About the Author: Lonnie Ayers is a Hubspot Certified Inbound Marketing consultant, with additional certifications in Hubspot Content Optimization, Hubspot Contextual Marketing, and is a Hubspot Certified Partner. Specialized in demand generation and sales execution, especially in the SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Partner space, he has unique insight into the tough challenges Service Providers face with generating leads and closing sales using the latest digital tools. With 15 years of SAP Program Management experience, and dozens of complex sales engagements under his belt, he helps partners develop and communicate their unique sales proposition. Frequently sought as a public speaker in various events, he is available for both inhouse engagements and remote coaching.
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