What is a Broadcasting KPI Dashboard?

Broadcasting Dashboards are considered analysis tools and are used by media and sales managers to monitor broadcast revenues and viewer metrics. Some of the main functionality in this type of dashboard is that it provides graphical analysis from five different perspectives, including: 1) Viewer share by broadcaster, 2) Revenue share by broadcaster, 3) Broadcasters ranked by revenues, 4) Viewer count by broadcaster, and 5) Revenue by game day. You find an example of this type of dashboard below.

Purpose of Broadcasting KPI Dashboards

Sports organizations use Broadcasting KPI Dashboards to give managers an easy way to monitor revenues from their media partners. When used as part of good business practices in Media Sales and FP&A departments, a company can improve its media strategies and related broadcasting revenues, and it can reduce the chances that performance issues with underperforming media partners are not addressed in a timely manner.

Example of a Broadcasting KPI Dashboard

Here is an example of a Broadcasting KPI Dashboard with revenue and viewer metrics.

Example of a Broadcasting KPI Dashboard for Professional Sports Teams

Example of a Broadcasting KPI Dashboard for Professional Sports Teams

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Who Uses This Type of Dashboard?

The typical users of this type of dashboard are: financial executives, media managers, sales managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Broadcasting KPI Dashboards

Progressive Media Sales and FP&A departments sometimes use several different Broadcasting KPI Dashboards, along with detailed broadcast revenue reports, media revenue budgets and forecasts, profit & loss reports and other management and control tools.

Where Does the Data for Analysis Originate From?

The Actual (historical transactions) data typically comes from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like: Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) Finance, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Sage Intacct, Sage 100, Sage 300, Sage 500, Sage X3, SAP Business One, SAP ByDesign, Acumatica, Netsuite and others.

In analyses where budgets or forecasts are used, the planning data most often originates from in-house Excel spreadsheet models or from professional corporate performance management (CPM/EPM) solutions.

What Tools are Typically used for Reporting, Planning and Dashboards?

Examples of business software used with the data and ERPs mentioned above are:

  • Native ERP report writers and query tools
  • Spreadsheets (for example Microsoft Excel)
  • Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools (for example Solver)
  • Dashboards (for example Microsoft Power BI and Tableau)

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