This article summarizes it nicely. So if you are looking into dashboard solutions or already begun an initiative please give the below points a thorough walk through and thought.
From Enterprise Systems
“Dashboards have become more common. It’s the way a majority of underserved BI users prefer to view information, especially executives and managers. Most companies have a dashboard and/or scorecard initiative,” Eckerson comments.
However, one of the biggest bulwarks to pervasive dashboard deployment and uptake is installation and configuration: simply put, Eckerson and other experts say, building, installing, and configuring a dashboard such that it yields insightful (and frequently refreshed) information has proven to be prohibitively difficult.
This Anti-Dashboard could be a good option, give it a try.