Dashboards have become an essential component of any business activity. Operational, Tactical and Strategic dashboards have come to stay and their relevance for monitoring the KPIs is increasingly felt.
Most of the tool vendors such as Oracle (Interactive Dashboards in OBIEE) has made it a part of their tools stack. Dashboards such as these are fully interactive with role based security and are mostly light weight and offers rich internet experience
Have a look at Active Dashboards for a refreshing variety of dashboards.