Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Intro to Dashboards (Excerpt #1 from Creating and Automating Dashboards eStudy)

5,508 views

Published on

As evaluators, we frequently face the challenge of accurately and efficiently producing large numbers of near-identical reports and dashboards.

In January 2013, Ann K. Emery and Agata Jose-Ivanina led a 3-hour webinar for the American Evaluation Association about automating dashboards with Word and Excel.

This excerpt provides a brief introduction to dashboards.

Published in: Technology, Business

Intro to Dashboards (Excerpt #1 from Creating and Automating Dashboards eStudy)

  1. 1. Creating and Automating Dashboards Using MS Word and Excel by Ann K. Emery & Agata Jose-Ivanina eStudy for the American Evaluation Association January 2013 Excerpt 1: Intro to Dashboards
  2. 2. What is a Dashboard?
  3. 3. Example Car dashboard
  4. 4. Example Motorcycle dashboard
  5. 5. Example Airplane cockpit
  6. 6. “A dashboard is a visual display of the most important information needed to achieve one or more objectives; consolidated and arranged on a single screen so the information can be monitored at a glance.” Stephen Few Rich Data, Poor Data: Designing Dashboards to Inform http://www.perceptualedge.com/articles/Whitepapers/Rich_Data_Poor_Data.pdf
  7. 7. Types Paper Dashboards
  8. 8. Types Web-Based Interactive Dashboards More info: Maryland Report Card, www.mdreportcard.org
  9. 9. Types Excel Dashboards Source: Chandoo.org Project Management Dashboards; http://chandoo.org/wp/2009/10/06/project-status-dashboard/
  10. 10. Types Smart phone apps
  11. 11. Thank you! Ann K. Emery @annkemery Agata Jose-Ivanina @agataji

×