A Dashboard can be a very efficient communication tool for a team, between managers and business units. It enables an organization around a vision to share common goals. It can also be useful to identify weaknesses in processes and adapt your strategy according to them.
Some time ago, I organized a talk on "Code Quality and why developers should care about" for my company. In that presentation, I demonstrate some tools, unfamiliar for the audience : young developers and battle-hardened IT developers.