Are Dashboards required to be clean ?

A fact that I noticed on several Dashboard’s is that they are trying to pass on too much data and form a cluster of sorts within a single view. This just makes me wonder as to why cleanliness and blank spaces are not considered when preparing these designs.

Angry Geek Dashboard

At DashboardZone, we just don’t provide with quality Dashboard reviews, we just don’t provide with bland KPI and metric definitions but our goal is to go beyond a simple publication on BI and Dashboards. True to our beliefs and goals, we plan on releasing a workable Dashboard and reporting solutions for the common person, the […]

Sarbanes – Oxley (SOX) Compliance Dashboard | Financial Statement Certification dashboard

Under Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, an organization issuing financial statements must provide “an assessment of the effectiveness of the internal control structure and procedures for financial reporting” as of the end of the fiscal year. So this is a very serious dashboard for all those Public companies and ones that fall under the SOX radar. If […]

Election Intelligence – Collection of Electoral Dashboards

“Joe the Plumber”, “Tina Fey”, “Sarah Palin”, “Obama” and “Mccain”, What do they have to do with Dashboards? Apparently nothing, but they are the talk of this season, thats right, its Election season and with so many interesting things turning around every day there got to be a better way to track some elements of […]

HR Management Dashboard

Here is a Dundas Dashboard on HR Management. This dashboard demonstrate what a good dashboard is suppose to look like. No jazzy graphics and efficient use of screen real estate. There are Gauges on this dashboard and surely they are likable by even the “Gauge Haters”. The top gauges use the 90 degree angle rather […]

State of Blogoshpere Dashboard – Technorati

Wikipedia defines blogs as: * A Blog (a contraction of the term “Web log”) is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. * The Blogosphere is the collective community of all […]

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 4

Read about the Type – 1 approach Type – 2 approach Type – 3 approach Type 4: This type defines the method of creating dashboard using Excel. The data and presentation is all part of the Excel file. This is the most popular approach as it is very easy and affordable to create dashboards. It […]

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 3

Read about the Type 2 Approach Type 3: This category involves the use of some big vendor BI tool. These BI tools are quite comprehensive and come with tons of options to choose from. They provide ad-hoc reporting and easy dashboard creation options. Once installed and configured, there is often a need to define data […]

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 2

This is a continuation of the Dashboard Creation Methods Type 2: This category involves the use of some Dashboard designing tool. You need to download and install the third party software and learn their basic steps in designing the dashboards. Most often the designing tools offer variety of connection methods to the various databases and […]

Various methods of creating Digital Dashboards – Part 1

Are you trying to build a Dashboard or a new Application? Three are three types of Dashboard Solutions Type 1: This category defines those tutorials where you built everything from scratch. You write your own SQL queries, database connection methods and create data files. Then you construct your own presentation layer by defining the html, […]

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