Nowadays, the amount of data you are working with can be massive, maybe especially for professional sports teams. Since data correlates directly to advertising, performance, profit, and so on, data warehousing can assist professional sports teams in staying on budget and on track with owners, players, administrative staff and the finance team. Maybe you’re not that familiar with a data warehouse solution, so you have several questions. This article will aim to offer answers that speak to your questions, so you can better understand how data warehousing can expand professional sports team data management and analytics from Microsoft Dynamics GP and additional data sources.
You’ve probably noticed or heard that dashboard software is really popular in the Business Intelligence (BI) arena these days. Additionally, Gartner’s recent study on CFO technology priorities concluded that dashboards, scorecards, and performance management tools are number one for financial executives today. Professional sports teams are typically relying on dashboards in terms of athlete performance anyway, so BI dashboard analytics are a logical extension of easy-to-digest, quickly accessible analyses. Dashboards or charts, graphs, and scorecards that showcase data trajectories, successes, and challenges with key performance indicators (KPIs), whether you are looking at off-season plans, investments, payroll, or the overall financial picture of your professional sports team.