A information dashboard is a powerful way to combine multiple
views into a single display. So at a glance you can see the important information needed to support
your objectives and to keep control.
The unexpected always happens. Things vary and change both inside
and outside the company so it is important to keep tracking the important measures that your
organisation uses to ensure your continued success.
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Dashboards can be classified into three types:Strategic - has
minimal interaction. You can see the summary at a glance. Primarily for senior managers reviewing
the big picture of the organisation e.g. budgets, actuals, and forecasts, often long terms of time
(years, quarters, months). Drilling down into details is not required here.
Here is an Example of a
Analytical - for
analysis, comparing situations and exploring. This type of dashboard helps make decisions to follow
say the current strategic plan. It should allow you to look for trends and outliers that present
new opportunities or threats to the continued organisation success or the achievement of
objectives. Comparisons, drilling down into details, and tracking changes in shorter terms of time
(months, weeks, days).
Example of Simple Analytical
Operational - are
for monitoring tasks that might need action soon or right now at the minute, hour and daily level
Operational dashboards are for monitoring tasks that might need action soon or right now; your
interest is in intra-day periods (hours, minutes). This similar to Analytical but on far shorter
There many software packages around that can transform your Excel
Spreadsheets, Access Databases and other major database data into a dashboard. Use the above video
to work out which would be best for your situation.
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