Dashboard_Design_combined - Guide_to_Dashboard_Design.pdf

Posted on by Brandon Klein

Dashboards have become a standard business tool over the last decade. Dozens of dashboard building solutions have sprung up to meet the demand. Yet in the flurry of technology and enthusiasm, little attention has been paid to how to design focused, thoughtful, and user-friendly dashboards. Our three-part guide will show you the concepts and give you the best practices to create a high-impact dashboard that people love to use. Traditional dashboard design focuses almost exclusively on defining the right success metrics, then piecing together a bunch of charts and gauges on a single page. These techniques yield dashboards with a hodgepodge appearance and confusing information.