What is a Streaming TV Subscriber Dashboard?

Subscriber Dashboards are considered user analysis tools and are used by media executives and subscription managers to analyze monthly trends in user metrics. Some of the main functionality in this type of dashboard is that it provides monthly trend analysis from four different perspectives: 1) Current year (CY) and prior year (PY) subscribers by number of countries reached, 2) Paid subscribers added versus churned, 3) Total subscribers CY versus LY, and 4) US versus international subscribers. You find an example of this type of dashboard below.

Purpose of Subscriber Analysis Dashboards for Streaming TV

Media companies use Subscriber Analysis Dashboards for Streaming TV to enable self-service trend analysis for key subscription statistics. When used as part of good business practices in Subscription Sales and Content departments, a company can improve its revenue growth strategies, and it can reduce the chances that managers miss or react slow to important customer trends.

Example of a Subscriber Analysis Dashboards for Streaming TV

Here is an example of a Streaming TV Subscriber Analysis Dashboards with monthly trend charts.

Example of a Streaming TV Subscriber Dashboard for Media Companies

Example of a Streaming TV Subscriber Dashboard for Media Companies

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Who Uses This Type of Dashboard?

The typical users of this type of dashboard are: Executives, Subscription Managers, Marketing Managers, Category Managers, Budget Managers.

Other Reports Often Used in Conjunction with Subscriber Analysis Dashboards for Streaming TV

Progressive Subscription Sales and Content departments sometimes use several different Subscriber Analysis Dashboards, along with recurring revenue forecasts, recurring revenue dashboards, churn reports, subscription reports, sales forecasts, profit & loss reports, annual budgets, financial dashboards, KPI dashboards, category dashboards 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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