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Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks
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Jaspersoft Tech Talks Episode 8: Dashboard Tips and Tricks

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Dashboards are among the most frequently requested BI deliverable because they're easy to understand and can drive the performance of an organization. This session will provide some useful tips and …

Dashboards are among the most frequently requested BI deliverable because they're easy to understand and can drive the performance of an organization. This session will provide some useful tips and tricks for building the most effective dashboards.

To see the replay video of the presentation along with the Q&A details, please visit: http://www.jaspersoft.com/dashboard-design-tips-and-tricks

For past and future Jaspersoft Tech Talks, check out the schedule and archive at: http://www.jaspersoft.com/tech-talks

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  • CSWe look after Jaspersoft customers Story of me building dashboard for my team½ year ago I started a project to build a Dashboard for my team, CS to manage the activity and report it in a simpler way to the top management
  • #1: Your audience will be far less familiar with your dashboard's metrics than you, the dashboard designer. Though terms like "conversion rate" or "active pipeline" may seem obvious to you, they might not be so apparent to a your broader audience. Your business dashboard must use metrics that your audience understands.#2: Ironically, sometimes the latest features in your dashboard software actually make your business dashboard harder to read. Speedometer-like visuals, clever graphics, and gratuitous animation get in the way of your main objective: to rapidly and easily inform your audience.#3 Even the most beautiful data can quickly become incomprehensible when presented poorly. Things like 3D graphs and pie charts with too many colors make a business dashboard impossible to read. Tableau's software uses the latest research in visual perception, compensating for inherent limitations in our visual perception to present data as accurately as possible.#4:Kepp the focus on a few KPI or metrics that are important for the end user. And Display them so that each metrics can be found and understood quickly and easily
  • #1: Your audience will be far less familiar with your dashboard's metrics than you, the dashboard designer. Though terms like "conversion rate" or "active pipeline" may seem obvious to you, they might not be so apparent to a your broader audience. Your business dashboard must use metrics that your audience understands.#2: Ironically, sometimes the latest features in your dashboard software actually make your business dashboard harder to read. Speedometer-like visuals, clever graphics, and gratuitous animation get in the way of your main objective: to rapidly and easily inform your audience.#3 Even the most beautiful data can quickly become incomprehensible when presented poorly. Things like 3D graphs and pie charts with too many colors make a business dashboard impossible to read. Tableau's software uses the latest research in visual perception, compensating for inherent limitations in our visual perception to present data as accurately as possible.#4:Kepp the focus on a few KPI or metrics that are important for the end user. And Display them so that each metrics can be found and understood quickly and easily
  • #1: Your audience will be far less familiar with your dashboard's metrics than you, the dashboard designer. Though terms like "conversion rate" or "active pipeline" may seem obvious to you, they might not be so apparent to a your broader audience. Your business dashboard must use metrics that your audience understands.#2: Ironically, sometimes the latest features in your dashboard software actually make your business dashboard harder to read. Speedometer-like visuals, clever graphics, and gratuitous animation get in the way of your main objective: to rapidly and easily inform your audience.#3 Even the most beautiful data can quickly become incomprehensible when presented poorly. Things like 3D graphs and pie charts with too many colors make a business dashboard impossible to read. Tableau's software uses the latest research in visual perception, compensating for inherent limitations in our visual perception to present data as accurately as possible.#4:Kepp the focus on a few KPI or metrics that are important for the end user. And Display them so that each metrics can be found and understood quickly and easily
  • #1: Your audience will be far less familiar with your dashboard's metrics than you, the dashboard designer. Though terms like "conversion rate" or "active pipeline" may seem obvious to you, they might not be so apparent to a your broader audience. Your business dashboard must use metrics that your audience understands.#2: Ironically, sometimes the latest features in your dashboard software actually make your business dashboard harder to read. Speedometer-like visuals, clever graphics, and gratuitous animation get in the way of your main objective: to rapidly and easily inform your audience.#3 Even the most beautiful data can quickly become incomprehensible when presented poorly. Things like 3D graphs and pie charts with too many colors make a business dashboard impossible to read. Tableau's software uses the latest research in visual perception, compensating for inherent limitations in our visual perception to present data as accurately as possible.#4:Kepp the focus on a few KPI or metrics that are important for the end user. And Display them so that each metrics can be found and understood quickly and easily
  • Story of me building dashboard for my teamSpeak about the simple report showing # of account touched during last 30 days in tips and tricksColour code: Use stylesPrototype: It took me 2 weeks to build the dashboard and review from management I had to change several element and it took me another week to do those changes
  • Story about preparation of the first Tech talk about managing the repositoryDuring limitation, how complicated it was to copy a dashboard from the default organization to my own organization with a simpler repo structure.
  • Show the supermart dashboardRebuild it using 2 reports and googleiFrame
  • Story of me building dashboard for my teamSpeak about how the dashboard was welcomed in the company by the management and how I was asked to build more dashboards
  • Transcript

    • 1. Presenters:Ernesto Ongaro Raphael PeguetTech Talk No. 8:Dashboards Tips and Tricks
    • 2. Session Overview What not to do Tips and tricks Limitations Demo©2013 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 2RaphaelPeguet
    • 3. What not to do 1- Too much data©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 3RaphaelPeguetGood Bad
    • 4. What not to do 2- Avoid the use of flashy effects©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 4RaphaelPeguetGood Bad
    • 5. What not to do 3- Complex graphs and charts©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 5RaphaelPeguetGood Bad
    • 6. What not to do 4- excessive complexity©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 6RaphaelPeguetGood Bad
    • 7. Tips and tricks Design: Align everything Same colour code for each report Branding Make prototypes Use visual indicators when appropriate Size to fit on all device, desktop, tablet, phone Reports Simple Summarize and then drill through Parameters Use same parameter name in different reports Allow users to clear their selections©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 7RaphaelPeguet
    • 8. Limitations Scaling for all screen size Flash if viewed from mobile devices Careful moving from one organization to another one©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 8RaphaelPeguet
    • 9. Demo©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 9RaphaelPeguet
    • 10. Conclusion Keep information the simplest possible in yourdashboard Key metrics• Top 5 deals• Least 5 efficient department• Top 5 customer Drill through detailed reports Simple and concise view Avoid 3D charts Align elements Focus on few most important KPI©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 10RaphaelPeguet
    • 11. Q&A and Comments©2012 Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary andConfidential 11The Next TechTalkSubject:With:Date:Or visit http://www.jaspersoft.com/external/jaspersoft-tech-talksRaphaelPeguet

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