1. Create a basic PerformancePoint dashboardApplies to: PerformancePoint Dashboard DesignerYou can use PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer to create and deploy dashboards that containscorecards and several other reports for your organization. To help you get started, this article containsinstructions for creating a simple dashboard that contains a scorecard, an analytic grid, and a filter.Instead of listing and describing every option that is available at the various stages of dashboarddevelopment, this article shows only the options that are used to create the dashboard that is used as anexample.Part I: Orient yourself to the Dashboard Designer user interfaceThis is a quick view of the user interface (UI), just enough to help you get started working in DashboardDesigner..THE DASHBOARD DESIGNER UIThe Dashboard Designer user interface is divided into four main areas, as identified on the screenshotbelow: The ribbon - The ribbon contains the basic commands for creating, editing, updating, andpublishing scorecards, reports, and dashboards. The Workspace Browser - Use the Workspace Browser to view, open, and save dashboard items.The two top-level folders in the Workspace Browser are Dashboard Content (or PerformancePointContent) and Data Sources. The center pane - This is where you do the bulk of your work. You use it to view, create, and modifydashboard items. Sometimes this pane is referred to as "the workspace." It has either two or three tabs atits top, depending on the dashboard item that you are working on.