Best Practice Guide

The ultimate step-by-step guide for analytic content creators

General layouts for an effective experience

  • Strategic Dashboard Layout

    Provide a very quick insight into performance.

    • Monitoring and benchmarking the overall business, or a specific functional or operational area
    • Aggregated key performance metrics compared to budget or previous periods
    • A breakdown of performance by key business verticals

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  • Operational Dashboard Layout

    Manage the day-to-day operations of the business.

    • Transactional decision-making and as such tend to be very subject area specific.
    • Real-time picture of what is happening right now in that part of the business.
    • Designed with decision making in mind as such they may contain a lot of detail
    • Design and structure needs to take this into account and guide the user

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