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Use Metadata to improve reporting portals (2 of 9 Best Practices)

Meta­data is crit­i­cal to to help the user find the reports he or she are look­ing for as it adds addi­tional infor­ma­tion about what’s in the reports. What’s meta­data? Strictly it is “data about data” or addi­tional descrip­tions, tags, fields that describe the data or report. Here’s a sug­ges­tion for small report­ing por­tals: Brief description […]

Naming Data Reports to Enhance Findability (1 of 9 Best practices for reporting portals)

Very often a project or pro­gram will need a report­ing por­tal. It may start as a small folder for reports and grows with the project. Even “Big Data” projects can have mul­ti­ple small report­ing por­tals sep­a­rate from the main report­ing por­tal. In this arti­cle, I will share with you some best prac­tices to make a […]