BI dashboards are powerful because, if created well, they pull together different views of information in a single place, providing one of the most impactful ways to visualize data. They are key tools in any organization's decision making process and getting insight of business. So, how to create an effective dashboard? It all starts at a concept and thinking through well. There may be some pitfalls to avoid and best practices to follow: Concepts, Design, Best Practices, Tips, Pitfalls, and Effectiveness.