Dashboards are a quick and simple way to display information. It is a data visualization composed of a collection of visualizations which are laid out to communicate data that matters to your organization.

Each visualization is meant to have different pieces of related information, enabling users to make sense of their data.

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The Dashboard Creation Process

  • Discover the KPI: decide what you or your analysts want to show in your dashboard and what it needs to revolve around.

  • Plan the Dashboard: how will you represent your information graphically? Will you use a grid, a map, gauges, and category charts? Will you use any filters? Check out this article for more information. 

  • Create the dashboard: for a complete walkthrough, click here

  • Review and iterate: once your dashboard is ready, you can review it and make any changes you or your analysts deem necessary.